Animal Welfare Approved (AWA) is a standard for farm animal welfare - the basic premise is that animals must be able to behave naturally and be in a state of physical and psychological well-being. The standard:
AWA standards have been developed in collaboration with scientists, veterinarians, researchers, and farmers across the globe to maximize practicable, high-welfare farm management. AWA’s standards incorporate best practice and recent research and have been adopted only after rigorous review.
Learn more: Animal Welfare Approved website
Conformity with Animal Welfare Approved's standard is verified by an independent organization (third party).
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Last updated: 20 January 2012