Independent report

FAWC report on education about farm animal welfare

Farm Animal Welfare Committee exploration of opportunities to transmit knowledge about farm animal welfare within education and wider communication systems in society.


FAWC report on education, communication and knowledge application in relation to farm animal welfare

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Consumers should be able to make informed choices about purchases of animal products according to welfare provenance. To achieve this requires education along with reliable information provided at the point of sale and elsewhere.

Farmers and others in the food supply chain also need systems through which they can learn about how to achieve high standards of farm animal welfare.

You can read more about the work of the Farm Animal Welfare Committee.

Published 15 December 2011