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Think of yourself as a food supply ambassador

If you are involved in agriculture, the world’s food supply is your concern and you should convey that to others, says veterinarian

If you are involved in agriculture, the world’s food supply is your concern. It would be wise for you to convey that to others.


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Report shares update on slow growth broiler transition

The Better Chicken Commitment requires changes to current stocking, enrichment and sourcing practices.

Whole Foods, Sprouts Farmers Market, Blue Apron and other food companies in the U.S. publicly reported progress toward Better Chicken Commitment animal welfare guidelines and the use of slow growing broilers, according to Compassion in World Farming (CIWF).


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Science-based criteria could improve poultry welfare

The Center for Food Animal Well-Being will focus on improving welfare standards.

The Center for Food Animal Well-Being, a part of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, focuses on providing applied research results to producers and consumers to help improve the health and welfare of poultry and livestock.


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