The struggle between the differing interests of consumers, farm animals, farmers, retailers, media, politicians, scientists, vegetarians and welfare campaigners.
Features impact on animals, environment, labor, and human health of factory farming of eggs, pork, dairy/veal, beef, poultry and fish. Current issues and photos. New York and California, US.
Illustrated fact sheet. From the Campaign Against Factory Farming. Australia.
The advantages of natural grass feeding of farm animals. Health benefits, news, and links to suppliers. Washington State, US.
Labeled meat, eggs and dairy products assuring the product has come from animals reared, transported and slaughtered in accordance with welfare standards compiled by the RSPCA, which also monitors the program. Includes product availability. UK.
Developing enhanced humane standards for farm animal husbandry. What it is, goals, standards, news and press releases, how it's funded and links. From the British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Canada.
Extensive resources and bibliography related to the care and use of farm animals. Current meetings, government policies and guidelines, publications and links. From the USDA, Animal Welfare Information Center. US.
The Rules include livestock welfare. The Final Rule (National Standards on Organic Agricultural Production and Handling), The National List, background and history, upcoming events, training, fact sheets, application for accreditation and commercial availability. From the US Department of Agriculture, US.
American Humane Association certifies food animal producers employing humane standards. From the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Background information and petition for a US policy for vaccination for foot and mouth disease.