This book discusses the increased scope, complexity and globalization of markets, the changes in technology behind this, and the need for policy and program adjustments. Also discusses the development of supply chains both domestically and globally.European standards are important, because they are increasingly becoming the benchmark for animal welfare ... The European Commission estimated that at the beginning of 2012 roughly 14% of the hens in the EU were being kept in cages ... Working groups have been established for beef cattle and broilers and there are plans to establish a group for dairy cattle ... a comprehensive animal welfare law ( The Animal Welfare Act) in 1999 requiring the development of detailed codes ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||US Programs Affecting Food and Agricultural Marketing|
|Author||:||Walter J. Armbruster, Ronald D. Knutson|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-11-06|