Canada: Pig farming without gestation stalls by 2024?

The Canadian National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) launched a consultation for its draft Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Pigs. The Code proposes a number of reforms, such as transitioning towards more limited use of gestation stalls by 2024.

What happened with the 8hours campaign? – PART 1

The publication of this article yesterday (7 August) received a lot of attention and a very high number of viewings. In consideration of its length, I am therefore re-publishing the same text divided into four parts, which will be posted over four consecutive days on the AWAT Facebook and Twitter pages.

Animal welfare: What happened with the 8hours campaign?

What happened with the 8hours campaign?
What happened with the 8hours campaign? And even more importantly, what is going to happen with it? When I ended my work as coordinator of 8hours…

Major Australian poultry farmers guilty of misleading consumers

The Australian Federal Court ruled that Baiada Poultry Pty Ltd and Bartter Enterprises Ltd had engaged in false, misleading and deceptive conduct by describing on packaging and in advertising that its chickens were “free to roam” when that was not the case

PAAWA Conference 2013

I have been honoured to accept an invitation from Africa Network for Animal Welfare to be a speaker at the 1st International Pan African Animal Welfare Alliance (PAAWA) Conference 2013, which will be held on 2-4 September 2013 in Nairobi, Kenya.
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Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture’s animal welfare manuals

Starting from 6 July, the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) and the State University of São Paulo (UNESP) will distribute new manuals on animal welfare to farmers…

Animal Welfare: New article on animal welfare in Romanian Constitution

New article on animal welfare in Romanian Constitution
Some months ago, the Romanian organisation FNPA started campaigning for the introduction into the Romanian Constitution of an article regarding animal …

Update on the anti-bullfighting petition

Update on the petition against the proposal made to the Spanish parliament to recognise bullfighting as a cultural heritage

Netherlands bans beak-trimming in layer hens from 2018

Dutch agricultural minister Sharon Dijksma announced that the Netherlands aims to forbid the practice of beak-trimming in layer hens from September 2018.

This Space

In this space, more regular activities of AnimalWelfareAndTrade will be presented… and some photos too.
Below you see one of the recent visitors of the AnimalWelfareAndTrade office. He was very interested to know more about our activities.