Animal welfare in poultry production systems: impact of EU standards on world trade

@article{vanHorne2008AnimalWI,
  title={Animal welfare in poultry production systems: impact of EU standards on world trade},
  author={Peter L M van Horne and Thom J. Achterbosch},
  journal={World's Poultry Science Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={64},
  pages={40 - 52}
}
Animal welfare receives more legislative attention in the European Union (EU) than in many other regions of the world. Animal welfare standards for poultry are generally taken to be higher in the EU than in producing countries exporting to the EU, particularly developing countries. The recent action plan for animal welfare introduced by the European Commission aims to further expand the body of regulatory standards. In broiler production worldwide, birds are mainly kept on litter. Recently the… Expand
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