#16: NFACC’s Codes of Practice for Farmed Animals

Camille and Peter tackle one of the most important issues in Canadian animal law: the National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC), and the codes of practice it publishes for the treatment of farmed animals. Shockingly, animal welfare on farms is almost completely unregulated in Canada. Instead, the government lets the farm industry-dominated NFACC develop voluntary, unenforceable “standards” for animals confined on farms. Learn more about this organization, and why we’re concerned that NFACC’s style of self-regulation is window-dressing that’s ultimately counterproductive for animals.

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