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Current strategies for animal welfare in the food service sector in Norway, UK and Italy

Higgin, Marc and Roe, Emma (2009) Current strategies for animal welfare in the food service sector in Norway, UK and Italy In, Kjaernes, Unni, Bock, Bettina, Higgin, Marc and Roex, Joek (eds.) Farm Animal Welfare within the Supply Chain. Regulation, Agriculture and Geography. Cardiff, UK, Cardiff University pp. 215-280. (Welfare Quality Reports, Part IV: Chapte, 8).

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Food service is a vast and diverse market within Europe, and the world, as such it is notoriously hard to define. The definition used here has been the commercial provision of prepared food and/or drink to people who are away from their homes, for consumption shortly after purchase. The structure of the food service markets for Norway, Italy and Sweden is outlined in Chapter 26. This includes in-depth account of the current and potential market for welfare-friendlier foodstuffs in these countries. Chapter 27 describes a canteen-based experiment of offering a welfare-friendlier food product to consumers. Chapter 28 is a synthesis of the research findingss and some concluding points

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Submitted date: July 2009
Published date: July 2009
Keywords: food service, supply, Norway, Italy, UK, Europe, animal welfare


Local EPrints ID: 72068
ISBN: 190264784X
PURE UUID: 15fdc113-9fb1-4875-9c30-6b94c34c44e4

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Date deposited: 19 Jan 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:56

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Author: Marc Higgin
Author: Emma Roe
Editor: Unni Kjaernes
Editor: Bettina Bock
Editor: Marc Higgin
Editor: Joek Roex

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