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ACT expected to ban battery cages and sow stalls
25/02/14 - The ACT is expected to pass a vote today that will see an end to certain factory farming practices.
New control system reduces infection risk among free range hens
16/09/13 - A new control system from Siemens is providing fre -range hens with more comfort while also reducing their risk of infection.
JBS Australia and Primo launch Foodbank beef program
13/08/13 - Foodbank has teamed up with JBS Australia and Primo to launch a new beef initiative, which will supply over 130 tonnes of sausages per year to those in need.
Fonterra faces new milk contamination scare in Sri Lanka
12/08/13 - New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has entered more hot water over another milk contamination scare, this time in Sri Lanka.
Brownes cleans up at annual Dairy awards
12/08/13 - WA’s oldest Dairy, Brownes has taken home 23 individual awards at the Royal Agricultural Society Dairy Awards.
New Zealand chicken gains SPCA approval
05/08/13 - New Zealand chicken free range producer, Waitoa will now carry the Blue Tick certification as approved by Animal Welfare body, the SPCA.
AACo’s announces resignation of CEO
02/08/13 - AACo is now searching for a new CEO as David Farley who has held the position over the past four years, announced that he will be stepping down.
Aussie beef exports to hit 1m tonnes this year
31/07/13 - Despite the tough times beef producers up north are experiencing, Australia's beef industry overall is poised for a good year.
Tasmania halts plans for free-range labelling initiative
29/07/13 - Tasmania’s plan to be at the forefront of free-range egg labelling has been put on hold as the national debate over the definition of ‘free range’ heats up.
Further salmonella infections will see 4000 rare chickens destroyed
23/07/13 - 4000 rare chickens imported from the UK as part of a breeding program headed by the Australian Poultry Importation Syndicate will be destroyed.
Wine by-product offers hope to starving cattle
23/07/13 - Tarac Technologies, a wine industry processor in Griffith, Southern NSW has produced surplus grape marc which could be used to provide emergency feed for cattle.
PETA wants egg farmer to experience battery hen conditions
18/07/13 - Animal activist group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals have asked a Victorian farmer to experience battery hen conditions first hand by locking himself in a cage.

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