Animal Welfare in France
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THOUSANDS of health claims made by food manufacturers could be banned or reworded due to new regulations.
Consumers in five of the world's leading economies believe business ethics have worsened in the past five years and are turning to "ethical consumerism" to make companies more accountable, according to research seen exclusively by the Financial Times. A five-country study by GfK NOP, the market research group, found widespread pessimism about corporate practices, with 64 per cent of respondents in Germany and 55 per cent in the US perceiving the worst deterioration in standards.
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food recently presented his new report “ Agro-ecology and the right to food ” before the UN Human Rights Council.