Posts Tagged advance


Food Lion wants better broiler welfare, but how?

Within the past several years, for the most part, when a business that sells poultry products made an announcement that includes the company’s plans involving broiler welfare, it has meant that the company ...


The UN vegan bomb that recently exploded

On a quiet Saturday, July 25th, which might have been just like any other Saturday, the United Nations (U.N.) dropped a bomb, tweeting this: “The meat industry is responsible for more greenhouse gas ...


Don’t let activists take advantage of COVID-19

During these times of fear, opportunists will attempt to take advantage of the chaos to get their message to a broad audience. Animal agriculture deals with a constant opportunistic opponent: organized animal activist ...


A beam of infrared light for the well-being of poultry

We have published a news item about a study by Canadian researchers using a Mid Infrared Spectromicroscopy beamline from a high brightness infrared synchrotron light. Source: Poultry Welfare

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Chicken wearables detect parasite infestations

New wearable sensor technology – nicknamed “Fitbits for chickens” – could help make it easier for farmers to monitor poultry welfare by serving as an early warning system for the northern fowl mite. ...


How does light intensity affect poultry health, welfare?

Tyson Foods and the University of Arkansas System Department of Agriculture have teamed up for a joint project studying the health effects of lighting on poultry. Source: Poultry Welfare

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Perdue Farms releases 2020 company stewardship report

Perdue Farms released its 2020 Company Stewardship Report on July 1, highlighting the company’s commitment to combating food insecurity, its new ecommerce website and advancements in poultry welfare through outdoor access. Source: Poultry ...


Simple steps to minimize poultry processing rejects

Paying close attention to details pre-slaughter can reduce the number of rejected birds, helping to maximize processing output. Source: Poultry Welfare

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Welfare central to more food businesses, but results vary

The latest edition of the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare sees sustained interested in animal welfare amongst leading food businesses but calls for more effort still. Source: Poultry Welfare

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What might post-pandemic farm inspections look like?

New technology designed to help poultry producers and others overcome COVID-19 restrictions may have longer-term value changing the face of farm inspections. Source: Poultry Welfare

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