NO live sheep will be exported from Australia to the Middle East in the northern hemisphere’s summer, due to an industry moratorium on the controversial trade. Livestock exporters will take $55 million...

An animal rights group has put pressure on Aldi Australia asking the supermarket to open up about its animal welfare polices to the same degree as its competitors. Non-for-profit, World Animal Protection,...

Disappointed by the April 2016 decision by Australia’s Consumer Affairs ministers to agree to a national standard for free range eggs of 10,000 birds per hectare – more than six times the pre-existing...

New mandatory standards for free-range eggs sold in Australia were announced by Australian Federal and State consumer affairs ministers in Canberra late-last week. Egg producers will now be allowed to...

Australian chicken producers have questioned Coles' RSPCA Approved move Australian chicken producers have said they are the “latest in a long line” of farmers and industries to be the target of...

Australian supermarket group Coles has announced 100 per cent of its Coles Brand fresh chicken will be RSPCA Approved, in a move it hopes will please its customers, who been indicating that they “care...

Australian supermarket group Woolworths has paired with UK-based celebrity chef Jamie Oliver to phase out cage eggs and to focus on bringing “better, healthier, affordable fresh food to life for everyday...

Australia has suspended live exports of cattle to Egypt and proposed “major reforms”, after video footage of animal cruelty at two Egyptian abattoirs was given to the Australian Government on Wednesday...

Australian supermarkets have been responding to growing consumer activism in favour of ‘sustainable’ fish and ‘free range’ eggs. The German-owned Australian ALDI supermarket group has announced...

Australian restaurant franchise Mad Mex will introduce chicken approved by the RSPCA as a standard in their NSW and ACT restaurants. The Company says the initiative is part of ‘BiteMark’, its ongoing...