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Cover for Alternative systems for meat chickens and turkeys: production, health and welfare.

Legislative and assurance scheme requirements for standard and alternative indoor and outdoor broiler and turkey production systems are described. Generally, health and welfare are protected to various extents by a series of input requirements, largely related to stocking density, light,...

Author(s)
Jones, T. A.; Berk, J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Certification and marking of foods of animal origin.

Author(s)
Small, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851999081)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecolabels for tourism in Europe: the European ecolabel for tourism?

A definition for sustainable tourism is sought. Next, a discussion is presented of how tourism and the environment may develop in Europe, how tourist organizations should react, and the benefits that may from tourism ecolabels are described. The following issues are addressed: tourism within the...

Author(s)
Hamele, H.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995069)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Epilogue.

A discussion on how the bovine spongiform encephalitis outbreak in the UK and some parts of Europe has galvanized the policy of the European Union and its individual countries regarding food safety.

Author(s)
Spriggs, J.; Issac, G.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851995182)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Growth promoters', performance enhancers, feed additives and alternative approaches.

A review on the current developments on the use and legislations regarding the use of growth promoters, performance enhancers and feed additives in UK and Europe was discussed in this chapter. Other topics discussed were: classification of growth promoters and performance enhancers, historical...

Author(s)
Lawrence, T. L. J.; Fowler, V. R.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994840)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hygiene performance and auditing of abattoirs.

Author(s)
Buncic, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851999081)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Patent eligibility issues in life science innovations: contentious court cases.

This chapter deals with some of the contentious court cases involving patent eligibility issues in life science areas in several countries, including the European Union (EU), USA, UK and India. Court cases on patent eligibility of thiopurine drugs to treat autoimmune diseases, diagnostic method for ...

Author(s)
Chakrabarty, A. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Politics and economics.

Choice of production systems for poultry is complex given the different attitudes and needs of different stakeholders, including producers, retailers, consumers and governments, with welfare and environmental considerations playing an important role. Political and legal decisions both affect and...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Potassium and sodium.

This chapter describes K availability and fate in soil in sugarbeet fields; K concentration and uptake by sugarbeet plants; effects of K on sugarbeet physiology and yield; sources of K and Na fertilizers; K recommendations in the UK and USA; and environmental impact of K fertilizer application;...

Author(s)
Draycott, A. P.; Christenson, D. R.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996233)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Risk.

In this chapter, risk is discussed in terms of the meaning of the word, financial risk and economic models. Further sections address: Risks to humans and the environment; Assessing environmental risk; Models, including a subsection on ecotoxicology; Risk and the Bayes Equation; The precautionary...

Author(s)
Addiscott, T. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999135)
Type
Book chapter

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