Analyses | Public administration and legal system | 2020-01-02 | HKET

Ways to combat cruel animal husbandry

The New York City Council passed the legislation in prohibiting the sale of foie gras to combat cruelty in the meat industry. Indeed, some parties believe that certification programme could be a cure on animal welfare. How the standards of certification protect the welfare of livestock, as well as the additional production cost and monitoring of compliance with standards, will become the key factors in solving the issue.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.