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Cover for Determining unconsciousness and insensibility in commercial abattoirs.

US and EU legislation require that an animal must be rendered insensible to pain before invasive dressing procedures start. If an animal shows any of the following clinical signs, it must be immediately restunned: (i) righting reflex or retains the ability to stand; (ii) species-specific...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for EU regulations and the current position of animal welfare.

In most countries of the world, sustainability issues are viewed by the public as of increasing importance and animal welfare is perceived to be both a public good and a key aspect of these issues. European Union animal welfare policy and legislation on animal welfare has helped animals, has had...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392312)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Stocking density.

At present most welfare regulations focus on the control of minimum requirements of space and other environmental factors. It is assumed that welfare (as expressed by behavioural, morphological and physiological indicators) will not be compromised when the maximum stocking density is not exceeded....

Author(s)
Bessei, W.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998053)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Health, nutrition and food demand.

This book discusses the likely impacts of health information on the demand for various foods in various countries and among various socioeconomic groups. The effects of types of information such as food scares related to mad cow disease and advertising are also discussed. The book serves as...

Author(s)
Chern, W. S.; Rickertsen, K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996479)
Type
Book