Many of Australia’s free range chicken meat farms are accredited by FREPA, a not-for-profit, member-based organisation established in 1993, and focused on independent accreditation of animal welfare, traceability and production standards of free range eggs and poultry. To be accredited, members must demonstrate an understanding of land care, environmental, biosecurity and animal welfare issues, and animal diseases.
One month ago, the NFF Interim Report recommended a Mandatory Code of Conduct for poultry meat growers. The report can be found HERE ACGC has responded HERE The NFF report identified that: There is an imbalance of power between growers and processors Supermarkets have thrown their support behind a mandatory Code and are willing to […]read more
ACGC and ACMF have participated on the steering committee for the government’s required Sustainability Plan for the industry. While the full report is still be released, the summary is below. Take a look at the things YOU will have to do to increase sustainability and make the meat poultry industry “green”! Sustainability Framework HEREread more