Tag Archives: animal welfare

Poultry Producers Tyson, Perdue Turn to Technology to Improve Animal Welfare

Tyson and Perdue are investing in better conditions for its birds and relying on technology to make it happen as consumers remain concerned about welfare in poultry production.

Consumers’ increasing fascination with learning more about food production has prompted many companies throughout the value chain to take actionable steps to improve food safety, transparency, traceability, and animal welfare.

New York Pension Fund Asks McDonald’s to Explain Why Its Chicken Welfare Standards Fall Short

The clash over consumers’ demand for fast food chains to improve the animal welfare requirements that they use when sourcing meat hit new heights last week when the third largest public retirement fund in America, New York Pension Fund, penned a letter to McDonald’s warning it about “potential financial and reputational risks associated with McDonald’s chicken welfare practices.”

Ag Industry Brief: Global Agripreneurs Challenge in Jo’Burg, White House Hints at Tighter Cannabis Regs, Cricket Food Co Awarded $100k Grant, more

Also, John Deere has opened a strategic technology office in the Iowa State University Research Park and Aggrigator launches a Farm to Shelf Marketplace for small farmers to sell direct to restaurants, schools, and grocery stores.