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Nearly three-quarters of the world’s largest meat, fish and dairy companies have been graded as a ‘high’ pandemic risk and criticised for their inability to prevent the emergence of new zoonotic diseases in a new report released on Wednesday (3 June).
COVID-19 could be ‘straw that breaks meat industry’s back’ says new report
8 June 2020
What are the most slaughtered species? Compared to 2010, do Italians eat more or less meat? These are the questions Essere Animali tackles in the new fascinating report on Italian animal farming industry in the past 10 years.
Report: 10 years of animal farming in Italy
18 May 2020
2019 marked another impressive year for plant-based foods! New data shows that total plant-based retail sales reached $5 billion and grew 11 percent over the past year—almost five times faster than total U.S. retail food sales.
Plant-based meat sales expected to surpass $1 billion in 2020
23 April 2020
Fish Welfare Initiative aims to improve the welfare of farmed fish by working collaboratively with industry and NGO partners.
Fish welfare scoping report: Vietnam
16 April 2020
A recent report from Frontiers explores the acceptance of clean meat and plant-based meat alternatives in the USA, China and India.
Report examines perception of clean and plant-based meat in the USA, China and India
15 April 2020
The Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) measures how food companies perform on their commitments to improve farm animal welfare.
The 2019 Business Benchmark on farm animal welfare is out!
3 April 2020
The 2016 analysis reflects a much stronger global participation in the data collection, with an estimated global biomass coverage of 74%, increased from 68% in 2015.
OIE’s Annual Report confirms that lack of regulatory framework is main barrier to collecting data on antimicrobial usage in animals
10 March 2020
Salmonella and Campylobacter are becoming increasingly resistant to ciprofloxacin, one of the antibiotics used for treating infections caused by these bacteria.
Antimicrobial resistance in the EU: infections by foodborne bacteria becoming harder to treat
5 March 2020
The Better Chicken Commitment has encouraged big players to sign up and improve chicken welfare across the UK and Europe. But, there are still a number of businesses who aren't convinced that intensively reared meat chickens suffer from growing fast.
Report looks at the health and welfare issues of three fast-growing breeds of chicken
2 March 2020
Tail-docked pigs have unacceptable level of tail lesions.
European Commission's audit in France reveals Pig Directive not enforced
2 March 2020
This third OIE annual report on the use of antimicrobial agents intended for use in animals provides a global and regional analysis from 2015 to 2017.
OIE Annual report on antimicrobial agents intended for use in animals
17 February 2020
Most of the CAP measures analysed in this report do not have climate action as their intended purpose but may have it as a secondary purpose.
CAP fails to adequately address emissions from agriculture, study shows
11 February 2020
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