Livestock welfare product claims: the emerging social context.

  title={Livestock welfare product claims: the emerging social context.},
  author={Paul B. Thompson and Chad Harris and Diane Holt and Edmond Anthony Pajor},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  volume={85 9},
An increasing number of product claims about food animal welfare or well-being have appeared in the global food industry and global market in recent years. These claims have significant consequences for producers, processors, transporters, retailers, consumers, and the animals themselves. Furthermore, recent restructuring of the global food industry has altered the power relationships of various actors. Regulation of the industry is moving toward greater private control, and the power of… CONTINUE READING

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