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Walmart makes waves

June 4, 2015

Ground breaking animal welfare policy sends major ripples throughout agriculture and food

Much of the debate on farm animal welfare changes has centered on major infrastructure shifts such as facilities improvements and housing approaches.


THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Q&A: Busting myths on beef and dairy fats

June 4, 2015

Science pulls back the curtain to show natural trans from ruminants is not a health concern


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'High-noon' on fats

June 4, 2015

Breaking down the good, the bad and what's the difference


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The next big challenge: Professionalizing animal agriculture

April 2, 2015

Strengthening focus on the human element and shifting to a professional mindset can drive leadership in farm animal welfare, says Dr. David Fraser.

NEW SCIENCE

Good news about trans fats? "We are learning there is a very important public health message to convey about ruminant natural trans fats and how these are different from the industrial trans fats that have been targeted as harmful to health." – Dr. Spencer Proctor, University of Alberta

Science tackles sow housing challenge. "If there is one thing we have learned that we can pass on to you in North America, itís that group sow housing is possible and the farmer is the key to success." – Dr. Herman Vermeer, Wageningen UR Livestock Research, Netherlands


SPECIAL REPORTS

Banff Pork Seminar 2015

Get the information from this leading seminar (Jan. 20 to 22, 2015) in this Special Report. More »

2015 Livestock Care Conference

Conference Coming soon: Watch for news from Meristem editors covering this event as LCC 2015 approaches. More »

View the 2014 LCC report


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