World Animal Protection is fearful for the welfare of cattle destined for China. As a new live export agreement with China nears, we are concerned for the animals' welfare on the long journey and at their destinations in China.
We should not be too surprised that Indonesia has made a decision to cut imports of Australian cattle allowing only 50,000 head of cattle to be imported this September quarter, down from 250,000 in the June quarter.
Cruel and outdated practices continue to legally inflict on Australian animals within our animal industries. This list includes the legalisation of cruel confinement systems, through to the routine removal of body parts without pain relief.
The largest ever shipment of cattle to Thailand left our shores on March 1. It’s the second shipment to Thailand after the Australian government secured a health protocol agreement with the country late last year.
Marks & Spencer, Waitrose and Coop Group (Switzerland) received top marks in the brand new, third edition of the Business Benchmark for Animal Welfare – with Burger King, Mars and Müller among 21 companies languishing at the bottom