Sheepmeat southern cross lamb web

Sheepmeat and beef processed in Australia carry a range of credentials that importers and consumers recognise and value. In contrast live export animals are a basic commodity and are open to all sorts of assurance failures.

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DCF 1.0

New Zealand farmers agreed a decade ago not to participate in the live export market, opting to only export processed lamb and beef.

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QA food EMS packages web

Environmental management packages for a wide range of farming enterprises have been available for a decade or more but none have been adopted by major supermarkets for use by their own suppliers. This situation reflects the high level of disinterest in on-farm environmental QA taken by consumers and is in stark contrast to their animal welfare concerns.

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QA food RED TRACTOR UK

The subtext of the Red Tractor QA program, as suggested by the Union Jack on the logo, is a flavor of “buy British” protectionism offering a two-fold reassurance to shoppers: certified quality assurance coupled with a “British is best” message.

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Mulesing free Merino wool products Sweden 911

For some Merino wool clothes manufacturers it is simpler to avoid the animal welfare controversy surrounding mulesing by purchasing their raw material from countries other than Australia where it is not practiced.

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