Legislative and regulatory options for animal welfare / by Jessica Vapnek, Megan Chapman for the Development Law Service, FAO Legal Office
- Vapnek, Jessica
- Additional Titles:
- Animal welfare
- Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2010. and [Getzville, New York] : William S. Hein & Co., 
- Copyright Date:
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (92 pages).
- Additional Creators:
- Chapman, Megan and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Legal Office
- FAO legislative study, 1014-6679 ; 104, HeinOnline United Nations law collection, and HeinOnline animal studies: law, welfare and rights
- Introduction -- International and regional context -- National regulation of animal welfare -- Essential elements of animal welfare legislation -- Conclusion.
- "Animal welfare is inextricably linked to animal health, human health and ethical concerns. Burgeoning international trade is triggering more interest in animal welfare, in particular in countries wishing to increase trade in animals and foods of animal origin. This publication reviews the legislative framework for animal welfare, providing options for policy-makers and legal drafters. The text is set against the backdrop of developments in animal welfare science and growing international consensus on the importance of animal welfare"--page  of cover.
- AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -87).
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