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Animal Products: Labelling

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 113274, tabled on 19 December 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs, whether she plans to publish proposals for the introduction of mandatory animal welfare labelling for food.

Answered on

9 January 2023

At the end of 2021, the Government ran a call for evidence to gather data on the impacts, cost and deliverability of different types of labelling reforms for animal welfare.

Building on this call for evidence, the Government announced in the recent Food Strategy that we will consult on mandatory animal welfare labelling reforms in 2023. Consultation proposals are being co-developed with stakeholders across the supply chain.