• Could you be a Freedom Food assessor?

    Could you be a Freedom Food assessor?
    There’s a rare opportunity for someone with knowledge of the livestock farming industry to join the …

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RSPCA Welfare Standards

  • Beef cattle

    RSPCA welfare standards for beef cattle (including veal) - March 2010

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  • Chickens

    RSPCA welfare standards for chicken - November 2013

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  • Dairy cattle

    RSPCA welfare standards for dairy cattle - June 2011

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  • Ducks

    RSPCA welfare standards for domestic/common ducks - November 2011

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  • Hatcheries

    RSPCA welfare standards for hatcheries: chicks, poults and ducklings - May 2011

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  • Laying hens

    RSPCA welfare standards for laying hens - September 2013

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  • Pullets

    RSPCA welfare standards for pullets - September 2013

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  • Pigs

    RSPCA welfare standards for pigs - November 2014

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  • Salmon

    RSPCA welfare standards for farmed Atlantic salmon - October 2012

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  • Sheep

    RSPCA welfare standards for sheep - April 2010

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  • Trout

    RSPCA welfare standards for farmed rainbow trout - February 2014

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  • Turkeys

    RSPCA welfare standards for turkeys - September 2012

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News & Events

Could you be a Freedom Food assessor?

Could you be a Freedom Food assessor?

There’s a rare opportunity for someone with knowledge of the livestock farming industry to join the Freedom Food team. We’re looking for an assessor in the East Anglia region!

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New RSPCA pig welfare standards must now be met

New RSPCA pig welfare standards must now be met

Updated RSPCA welfare standards for pigs must be met from Thursday 27 November 2014, unless otherwise stated in the standard. The full new version of the standards is now available.

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John Newman has retired, leaving ‘big wellies’ to fill

John Newman has retired, leaving ‘big wellies’ to fill

John Newman, a Freedom Food assessor for 15 years, is retiring. Pigs are John’s specialism and he is highly respected throughout the industry for his knowledge of pig health and welfare in commercial environments.

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Moving on to pastures new

Moving on to pastures new

Bob Waller is moving on to pastures new after 16 years as Freedom Food’s agriculture manager. Chief executive of Freedom Food Jez Cooper said: “Bob has brought much to Freedom Food, the RSPCA and the agriculture industry as a whole."

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