Lots of the terms on meat labels mean nothing. Nothing! (SBS Food)

07 Nov 2016 8:38 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

We see all sorts of labels on our meat, from terms such as free-range and grass-fed to Heart Foundation ticks. What do they mean? Which have legally set meanings and which are just marketing ploys?

RSPCA approved: The RSPCA has a set of guidelines for each different animal, and they provide assurance against inhumane animal conditions, although their guidelines allow for more intensive farming than some other groups. For example, the RSPCA legislates a maximum of 30 sows (pigs) per hectare compared with 'Humane Choice' guidelines which legislates a maximum of ten. Read the full article here: http://www.sbs.com.au/food/article/2016/10/31/lots-terms-meat-labels-mean-nothing-nothing