We are committed to animal welfare. We comply with strict international protocols based on Welfare Quality, a certification scheme that carries out inspections twice a year.
At source, we work with the farms that supply us to ensure compliance with our Technical Specifications-Live Animals. And we monitor transport conditions: capacity, hours and other indicators associated with welfare.
In our plants, we apply the standard operating procedures for Animal Welfare (PQ-BA-04) which set out the duties of the new figure of the person in charge of animal welfare and describe the various stages in which live animals are handled (Regulation (EC) 1099/2009). Our trained, qualified and committed staff who follow documented and monitored procedures.
We have appropriate facilities to ensure that animals are unloaded and taken to stabling with the strictest guarantees and respect for their welfare.