Nestle updates farm animal welfare criteria

Nestle updates farm animal welfare criteria

Farms that provided Nestle with dairy, meat and poultry products must now abide by stricter animal welfare standards.

AFTER signing an agreement with World Animal Protection, Nestlé announced that its 7,300 farms — which supply the company with dairy products, meat, poultry and eggs — will now have to comply with sterner farm animal welfare standards.

Kevin Petrie, chief procurement officer for Nestlé, told Feedstuffs, "As a company, we base what we do on creating share value, which is about value for society and value for the shareholder."

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