The Humane League, a prominent animal welfare group, launched a landmark campaign this week to improve the lives (and deaths) of broiler chickens, the land animal that is consumed more than any other in the United States.
The campaign targets Aramark, a behemoth of the U.S. food services industry that runs dining operations at thousands of large institutions and last year reported over $14 billion in sales.
Animal Australia, an environmental group, is launching a campaign this week to improve the welfare of Australia’s battery hens, advocating adoption of EU-like practices.
For the broiler industry, concerns about ammonia (NH3) emission are multifaceted and include issues of live production performance, animal health, welfare, environmental impact and public perception.
While genetic progress in broiler chicken biological performance and welfare traits has been remarkable, the potential to naturally select for even more improvement to these traits hasn’t been exhausted, claims one poultry specialis...
Wendy’s Animal Welfare Council have announced two major improvements to its animal welfare standards to significantly improve the humane treatment of chickens and pigs.