Category Archives: welfare

Translations of common expressions: ‘Grass-fed lamb, half price!’

This was a promotion by a supermarket, heard recently in a TV ad break. With a great deal encapsulated in very few words, it’s a cynical bit of mind-bending although there was a time I wouldn’t have realised; that’s the art … Continue reading

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False hopes and misunderstanding ‘welfare’

All the regulations that lay down ‘welfare’ requirements for animals being unnecessarily used by humans (and all uses fall into this category) are designed with a single purpose. So what is that purpose? All we need to do is use … Continue reading

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Words that deceive: ‘animal welfare’

Animal Welfare: noun. – the protection of the health and well-being of animals ‘Welfare’ is a word suggesting pastoral care that fulfils physical and emotional needs. When we talk about human welfare and well-being, we are thinking of a good or satisfactory state of … Continue reading

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