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How to Pick an Ethically Raised Ham this Christmas

R Carey, C Parker, G Scrinis

Published : 2016

Abstract

Increasing interest in animal welfare means there are a range of options for where your ham comes from this Christmas. We explain the animal welfare protections in four main production systems on supermarket shelves: conventional hams, sow stall free, free range and “outdoor bred, raised indoor on straw”.