In a world first, the Australian pork industry voted today to voluntarily phase out the use of gestation or sow stalls by 2017. The vote, held yesterday at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Australian...

The Cargill Pork and Cargill Animal Nutrition businesses of Cargill, Inc., have collaborated to open the Cargill Sow Innovation Center located in Sugar Grove, Kentucky, in support of the company’s...

Iconic Australian poultry brand Steggles has ramped up its advertising campaign by launching a second television commercial last Sunday, to run concurrently with its ‘no added hormones’ commercial. Steggles...

Federal Labor MP Janelle Saffin announced today that she plans to introduce a private members motion into Parliament to move for the banning of live cattle exports from Australia. Saffin told ABC Rural...

Plans by the Australian Egg Corporation Ltd to review the standards of free range egg production have caused a schism in the industry, with free-range producers refusing to agree to changes that could...

Tasmania will phase out sow stalls for pigs, with the first restrictions taking effect in 2014, said Minister for Primary Industries Bryan Green today. The move follows a recommendation last month by the...

The deaths of 266 cattle on the live-export ship MV Ocean Shearer, confirmed yesterday by Wellard Group managing director Steve Meerwald, has sparked outrage among animal protection groups. More than 16,000...

Woolworths is continuing to work with a Tasmanian supplier of pork charged with animal cruelty. The supermarket chain has responded in the wake of footage shot by animal welfare activist, Emma Haswell,...

British shoppers are becoming increasingly engaged with standards of animal welfare when purchasing food, according to research into consumer behaviour from international food and grocery expert IGD. One-fifth...