No fast-food company achieved the top "tier one" status in the ranking but McDonald's, which feeds 68 million people every day, ranked towards the top of tier two after making farm animal
welfare a part of its business strategy.
The Philippines is one of the countries that is regarded as least cruel to farm animals
due to its low level of animal production and consumption, according to a recent global survey on animal cruelty.
The sub-committee's chairman, Liberal Democrat Lord Teverson, said: "The UK has some of the highest farm animal
welfare standards in the world and UK producers are rightly proud of those.
Many of these farm animals
are kept in conditions which the RSPCA thinks are unacceptable.
Dr Julia Wrathall RSPCA head of farm animal
welfare Wilberforce Way, Southwater
British equine and farm animal
veterinarian Duncanson provides practicing small-animal veterinarians with a guide to the emergency care of farm animals
That's why the Livestock Board bill is strongly supported by the entire Big Ag establishment (that has never - not once in American history - supported a piece of farm animal
welfare legislation) and is opposed by all the groups that work on farm animal
welfare, from the Humane Society of the United States, to the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, to the ASPCA, to my organization, Farm Sanctuary.
Approved on Wednesday, Eugene's new urban farm animal
ordinance allows any two of the following four categories of animals on lots smaller than 20,000 square feet.
Later this year these criteria will be used by BBFAW to benchmark the farm animal
welfare systems and performance of approximately 60 listed and non-listed European food businesses, including producers, processors, manufacturers, food retail and service companies.
Throughout South Asia, the industrialization of farm animal
production has also been accompanied by increased consolidation in the animal agriculture sector; raising concerns about the displacement of small farmers and rural laborers.
Veterinary, animal science, agriculture and animal medicine students will find it offers clinical extracts and a glossary of terms to enhance the clarity of information, using the latest science to create an outstanding desk reference for any farm animal
It will result in the Prevention of Farm Animal
Cruelty Act, which will prohibit the confinement of certain farm animals
in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up and fully extend their limbs.