Animal walfare wins out in live export rulings

After the much publicised Indonesian slaughter issues recently, Senator Joe Ludwig has concluded to bring standards across the board.

The new standards are set out as:

  • to meet or better World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) standards
  • to enable effective tracing of animals
  • to have appropriate reporting and accountability
  • to have the system independently audited.

With a strong recommendation to use stunning of animals before slaughter.

Read more: http://www.news.com.au/breaking-news/new-welfare-rules-for-all-live-cattle-exports/story-e6frfku0-1226172667656#ixzz1bNWDM0xb

New welfare rules for all live cattle exports | News.com.au.

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