Animal welfare has long been a contentious issue in New Zealand politics, with many election promises made but little action taken. Now, with the Government’s delays in yet another animal welfare improvement, consumers are looking to food brands for action on animal welfare.
Aotearoa has no laws or regulations regarding the labelling of meat, so how do companies decide what is free-range, cage-free, and hormone-free? Find out the truth about labelling.
Animals Aotearoa is calling an end to crates and stalls, tail docking and other changes as part of our submission on the proposed Code of Welfare Pigs.
The recent announcement that animals are now to be formally recognized as sentient under UK law provides a good basis for campaigners and animal rights activists to push for law change.