Pilot Ikea for more welfare for pigs in Belgium

vrijheid-voor-varkens-132039From August 2015 distributor Ikea will sell only the meat of uncastrated piglets in its shops and restaurants in Belgium, reports GAIA, the Belgian organisation for animal rights on its website. In addition Ikea is preparing further measures for more welfare for pigs, such as banning tail amputation and plenty of straw and space for the animals. The insights gained in Belgium, will help Ikea to expand measures for animal welfare to other countries.