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PRODUCER SERIES

A farm-built code for animal care

December 11, 2014

This family believes their responsibility starts on their farm

Blaine McLeod knows about the rising role of farm animal care these days. The veteran Caronport, Sask. dairyman has been a long-time player in industry affairs including building policy and programs to meet animal welfare issues.


BIG PICTURE

Sow crates phase-out takes hold world wide

October 23, 2014

Woolworths, Pick n Pay action in South Africa latest examples


BIG PICTURE

Unilever ramps-up animal care standards

October 2, 2014

'Embedded sustainability' approach puts welfare-based sourcing at forefront


INDUSTRY PROGRESS

Verified Beef Program moves ahead on new modules

September 4, 2014

Progress on new biosecurity, animal care and environmental stewardship additions

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


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