Public and Consumer Policies for Higher Welfare Food Products: Challenges and Opportunities

  title={Public and Consumer Policies for Higher Welfare Food Products: Challenges and Opportunities},
  author={Filiep Vanhonacker and Wim Verbeke},
  journal={Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics},
Farm animal welfare in livestock production is a topical and important issue attracting growing interest of policy makers, consumers, stakeholders in the supply chain and others. While there is much public interest in the issue this is not reflected in the supply and market shares of animal food products that are produced under welfare standards that exceed legislative requirements. Given the obstacles to devising stricter legislative standards, higher welfare animal food products are mostly… 
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