Animal Welfare

  • Foodservice Footprint F43-Sector-soapbox Greggs shows the way on animal welfare My Viewpoint  news-email Malcom Copeland Greggs Animal Welfare

    Greggs shows the way on animal welfare

    The bakery chain has shot up the rankings in a high- profile assessment – and kept prices affordable. Others can learn from it, writes commercial director Malcolm Copland. As recent food safety scares have highlighted, a poor record on animal… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Unknown-28 Left behind on animal welfare Behind the Headlines Out of Home News Analysis  news-email McDonalds Greggs Compass Animal Welfare

    Left behind on animal welfare

    Consumers, politicians and many companies are taking the issue seriously – so why are foodservice firms lagging?                                             There… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Ewes Leadsom offers assurances on animal welfare Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  NFU Conference NFU news-email DEFRA Animal Welfare Andrea Leadsom

    Leadsom offers assurances on animal welfare

    Animal welfare standards will not be watered down once Britain leaves the EU, the environment secretary has promised. Addressing the NFU conference this week, Andrea Leadsom said the government would honour the pledge in the Conservative Party’s 2015 manifesto that… Read More

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    Animal welfare standards need to improve

    More than three quarters (76%) of UK consumers feel the welfare standards for farmed animals could be improved. The findings, from a Eurobarometer report published this month, also suggest that almost half of UK consumers are happy to pay a… Read More

  • Diners want to know what they’re eating

    DINERS ARE starting to care about the provenance of their food when eating out, according to new research by the National Pig Association. Traditionally, diners care less about where their food comes from when eating out than when food shopping.… Read More

  • Footprint Forum: Animal welfare – we’ve come a long way baby

    Three quarters of consumers rank animal welfare concerns as the top issue which makes a company ethical but is the foodservice industry doing enough to ensure animal welfare, and if so, are we communicating it to customers? The conclusion from… Read More

  • Foie Gras producer arrested for animal cruelty

    A FOIE GRAS producer has been arrested in France, charged with animal cruelty in a landmark case which could open the floodgates for similar trials to proceed.                     The Ernest Soulard… Read More

  • London councils urged to end cage cruelty

    LONDON COUNCILS have been urged to end cage cruelty by buying cage-free eggs for school and council catering. Fifteen London councils have already received Good Egg Awards for their ethical egg-buying policies, but unfortunately this means that 18 are still… Read More

  • RSPCA calls for all farm animals to be stunned before slaughter

    THE RSPCA is renewing its calls for improved welfare of all farm animals at the time of slaughter and clear production method labelling of meat as the House of Lords prepares to debate the subject of religious slaughter this week… Read More

  • Report reveals animal welfare is rising on the business agenda

    THE SECOND report of the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare published today has applauded Coop Group (Switzerland), Marks & Spencer, Arla, Marfrig, Royal FrieslandCampina, Sainsbury’s, VION and Waitrose for the notable improvements they have made in their farm animal… Read More