17 January 2013
Europe’s Pig-Keepers Flout Brussels Stalls Ban
From 1 January 2013 up to 40 per cent of European Union pigs will come from farms that are flouting animal welfare rules. To avoid this trade in illegally-farmed pigs, British shoppers should look for the British independent Red Tractor logo, says Britain’s National Pig Association (NPA).
Author/Organization: The Meat Site
Where: United Kingdom
Topics: confinement systems, legislation, pigs, welfare on the farm