24 July 2012
NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS OF HIGHER WELFARE ANIMAL PRODUCTS
One of the main reasons cited by consumers for purchasing higher-welfare animal products is a perception that they are healthier. If this perception is true, choosing higher-welfare animal products over intensively-produced animal products could be expected to have a beneficial effect on consumers’ health, with potential implications for dietary advice and opportunities for the marketing of higher-welfare animal products on the basis of nutritional advantages.
Author/Organization: Compassion in World Farming (CIWF)
Topics: animal health, animal production, dairy production, eggs production, food safety, human health, meat production, welfare on the farm