A selection of animal welfare news from around the world Brought to you by Please note that the articles below do not reflect opinions of TAWC. Although we aim to provide comprehensive coverage, there are likely articles that we’ve missed. O/S = Overseas source Send us your news! News 1-12 November 2020 Cross-sectoral Why are animals mistreated? (Rural News O/S)Other major countries have animal protection laws. Why not China? (South China Morning Post O/S)The Need for Ethical Consistency in Animal Advocacy (Sentient Media O/S)Research to use artificial intelligence to identify sick livestock (Univ Bristol O/S)Ceres Tag adds behavior, pasture feed intake monitoring (Feedstuffs)Tyson workers to replace some federal inspectors at US beef plant, with pork and poultry companies following suit (The Pig Site O/S)The UK’s first fully-vegan butcher is about to open, selling meat-free pastrami, ‘lobstah’ salad, and soya burgers. Take a look inside. (Business Insider)Virtual reality to help teach farm animal welfare (Feedstuffs O/S) Dairy Kyabram vet awarded prestigious Nuffield Scholarship to investigate cow welfare (Dairy News) Pork Could Crate-Free Pork Become the New Industry Standard? (Civil Eats O/S) Poultry Natura Primus aviary (The Poultry Site O/S)UK will not import chlorinated chicken from US, ministers say (Guardian O/S)5 ways to fight back against animal activist groups (Watt Poultry O/S)Broilers keep track of own activity (Uni Wageningen O/S)Plant-Based Start-up Daring ‘Challenges Chicken’ After $8 Million Raise (Forbes O/S)Drive to be cage-free but 2025 commitment looms nearer (Poultry World O/S) Red Meat Low stress stock handling in the Nuffield spotlight (Farm Weekly):Numnuts win confirms retailer support for lamb pain relief (SheepCentral)Peak bodies unite on sheep ‘fit to load’ requirements (SheepCentral)The Australian Lot Feeders’ Association has announced an initiative that encourages all Australian feedlots to make a pledge to provide cattle under their care with access to shade (ALFA)Cattle deaths prosecution options running out as minister flags animal welfare legislation overhaul (ABC)‘In the sun they’d cook’: is the US south-west getting too hot for farm animals? (Guardian...

A selection of animal welfare news from around the world Brought to you by Please note that the articles below do not reflect opinions of TAWC. Although we aim to provide comprehensive coverage, there are likely articles that we’ve missed. O/S = Overseas source Send us your news! News 17-31 October 2020 Cross-sectoral Aussie Farms renames as Farm Transparency Project (Farmonline)We must respond to consumer hunger for transparency on food production (LIDL The Grocer O/S)Beyond rescue: Animals in disasters (IFAW O/S)Nine out of 10 EU citizens oppose animal slaughter without stunning, poll finds (Guardian O/S)‘Challenging Assumptions’: PETA Launches High School Program to Foster Empathy (PETA O/S)Federal appeals court upholds California’s Prop 12 (Meat & Poultry O/S) and (HSUS O/S)New controls on slaughterhouses are ‘window-dressing’ (Brussels Times (O/S)Thai food producers shift focus to animal welfare (Nikkei Asia O/S)Gene map to aid studies of key traits in sheep (Feedstuffs O/S)Time to push for higher UK animal health and welfare standards (Scottish Farmer O/S)Welfare is not a dirty word (RSPCA WA)Empathy For Animals In Short Supply: We Need A Minister For Animal Welfare (ScoopNZ O/S) Dairy Plausible Future for Dairy 1 “Massive changes to subsidy regs, stricter AW policies struggling factory farms” (Lund Uni O/S)Plausible Future for Dairy 2 “Lab-grown dairy reaches mass scalability” (Lund Uni O/S)Alleged animal abuse in US dairy sector under investigation (Guardian O/S) Pork Pork’s future relies on trust throughout the pork value chain (Pork Site O/S) Poultry 5 poultry innovations ready to change the industry in 2021 (Watt Poultry O/S)Better Chicken Project (GAP O/S)European Commission criticised for its welfare position (Poultry World O/S) Red Meat The Collateral Benefits of Cattle Welfare during Handling and Transport – Realising the potential of animal welfare for the Australian beef industry. Alistair Corr, 2019 Nuffield Scholar. The Beef Framework is owned by Australia’s beef industry, and has developed a survey to understand which sustainability topics matter most. You can take the survey here. Ceres Tag adds CSIRO cattle behaviour...