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RSPCA slams “embarrassing” draft national animal welfare standards

Sunday, 26th November 2017

Australia’s leading animal welfare organisation has firmly distanced itself from draft new national Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines for Poultry, saying they are inadequate and not b

Breakthrough research finds 84% of Australians want to end the battery cage

Sunday, 26th November 2017

The number of Australians concerned about the welfare of battery-caged layer hens has grown to 3 in every 4, and an overwhelming 8 in 10 of us want to see battery cages phased out.

RSPCA and Grill’d working together to end the battery cage

Wednesday, 16th August 2017

Cafes, restaurants and other food service businesses will play a key role in finally freeing Australia’s 11 million battery-caged hens, and smart companies are already leading the way.

‘Free range’ needs to mean more than just space for Aussie hens

Tuesday, 27th October 2015

RSPCA Australia is calling on the Australian Government to ensure the new national standard for free-range egg labelling actually means higher welfare for the hen.

Aussie hens flapping for joy as IKEA goes cage free

Monday, 13th July 2015

RSPCA Australia has today awarded furniture giant IKEA Australia with a Good Egg Award for their commitment to improving layer hen welfare in Australia by making the switch to source only cage-free

Care about hens? Choose RSPCA Approved

Wednesday, 10th June 2015

In the wake of continued uncertainty around food labelling, particularly regarding free-range eggs, shoppers are being urged to choose RSPCA Approved to be confident they’re getting what they pay f