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ABC 7.30 reveals the foxes in the henhouse

Friday, 22nd December 2017

The RSPCA’s opposition to weak and flawed new poultry welfare standards have been justified, after an ABC 730 story aired details of behind-the-scenes collusion and inappropriate behaviour by the egg industry and the NSW Government.

RSPCA Australia Chair says animal welfare missing from ‘Animal Welfare Standards’ for chickens

Thursday, 30th November 2017

Respected former politician, lawyer and now Chair of RSPCA Australia Gary Humphries has voiced strong concerns about problems in the process used to develop new farming Standards and Guidel

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.

Poor standards and lack of science will jeopardise Australia’s farming future: RSPCA

Friday, 24th November 2017

Australians and consumers are at risk of being misled by weak and inadequate standards that are easily debunked by science and do not reflect community expectations.

Independent science (again) confirms battery cages are bad for birds

Friday, 13th October 2017