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We, the undersigned, petition the Council to have RSPCA approved meat as minimum standard in school meals in Manchester.

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We ask Manchester City Council to change its procedure so that all school meal caterers only supply meat from farms that have animal welfare standards that at least satisfy the Royal Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) Assured farms scheme.

In non-RSPCA Assured farms animals are often as adults permanently housed inside crowded buildings and on slatted concrete floors which their droppings go through. These environments causes these animals high levels of stress when they are alive.

The RSPCA Assured label and other schemes guarantees decent welfare standards which are decided on by scientific and veterinary officers with reference to the latest research on minimizing animal suffering.

Currently Manchester City uses suppliers whose standards do not require this and only requires meat to come from farms with minimum welfare standards. Compassion in World Farming Manchester believes that these minimum standards are not good enough. In this country we have many farms that are RSPCA Assured and have the best animal welfare standards in the world and so we can easily do better.

Submitted by Roy Koia
Open from 21 Mar 2018 to 19 Jun 2018
Signatures: 14   [Go to signatures]


Direct link to this e-petition: http://petitions.manchester.gov.uk/petitions.ti/ciwf_manchester

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Roy Koia, the e-Petition Creator, joined by:

  1. Ms Linda Cotterell on 18 Apr 2018
  2. Mr John Leec on 01 Apr 2018
  3. Miss Michele Lusack on 23 Mar 2018
  4. Mr Dan Hammel on 22 Mar 2018
  5. Mr Colin Tosh on 22 Mar 2018
  6. Mr Jonathan Booty on 22 Mar 2018
  7. Ms Trudy baskett on 22 Mar 2018
  8. Mr Peter Ashton on 21 Mar 2018
  9. Mr Barry Oakes on 21 Mar 2018
  10. Mrs Sandra Oakes on 21 Mar 2018
This is the list of the 10 most recent signatures. View all 14 signatures

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