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Guidance on a range of farm animal welfare codes is to be devolved to industry groups under a government shift towards deregulated standards. Defra secretary Liz Truss is overseeing the plans as part of her department’s move towards the creation of “industry-led guidance” on animal welfare codes. The first step will see a transfer of the code on chicken farming to the poultry industry on 27 April. See also: Animal welfare tops list of consumers’ ethical concerns On that day, […]
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