We handed in the animal sentience petition that 100,000 of you signed calling on the government to recognise animal sentience - the fact that animals can feel pain and emotion - in law before we leave the EU.
Following our petition calling on KFC to give chickens a better life, today KFC UK, Ireland, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands and Sweden has become the first major fast food outlet to sign the Better Chicken Commitment, a set of standards that will improve the welfare of millions of chickens.
Despite some company improvements, farm animals are still suffering at the hands of global food brands. We urge all retailers to be inspired by new farm animal welfare report, and do better for animals
We welcome the Government’s statement that animal sentience will still be recognised in UK law after Brexit. When more details on how they will do this are made available, we will review the UK's top A rating in our Animal Protection Index.