Sites addressing livestock welfare in farming: living conditions, feed, animal transport and slaughter. These include animals used for meat, eggs, wool, fur and leather.
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The advantages of natural grass feeding of farm animals. Health benefits, news, and links to suppliers. Washington State, US.
Farm Animal Welfare: the Power Struggle
The struggle between the differing interests of consumers, farm animals, farmers, retailers, media, politicians, scientists, vegetarians and welfare campaigners.
Foot and Mouth Disease Petition
Background information and petition for a US policy for vaccination for foot and mouth disease.
Freedom Food (RSPCA)
Labeled meat, eggs and dairy products assuring the product has come from animals reared, transported and slaughtered in accordance with welfare standards compiled by the RSPCA, which also monitors the program. Includes product availability. UK.
Humane Labeling Program (BC SPCA)
Developing enhanced humane standards for farm animal husbandry. What it is, goals, standards, news and press releases, how it's funded and links. From the British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Canada.
The National Organic Program (USDA)
The Rules include livestock welfare. The Final Rule (National Standards on Organic Agricultural Production and Handling), The National List, background and history, upcoming events, training, fact sheets, application for accreditation and commercial availability. From the US Department of Agriculture, US.
BBC News - Farm practices 'threaten health'
Intensive farming is putting public health at risk, according to a controversial report by the National Consumer Council. (Real Video) (March 11, 1998)
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