Broiler, Beter Leven, Welfare

European Parliament’s plenary urges Commission to improve broiler chicken welfare and public health

Photo credits: Beter Leven Today the European Parliament almost unanimously adopted a Resolution urging the European Commission to improve the welfare of broiler chickens as a prerequisite to reduce the sector’s dependency on antibiotics, which is increasingly threatening human health. — Ninety percent of broiler chickens in the European Union currently belong to fast growing […]

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New report demonstrates detrimental impacts of intensive broiler chicken farming on public health and the environment, besides animal welfare

Photo credits: L214 A new report of AgriBusiness Consulting makes a compelling case for a complete rethinking of the industrial intensive chicken production model that predominates in the EU and that threatens public health, pollutes the environment, and does little to respect animal welfare. The report, published less than a week after the European Parliament […]