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Retail commitment needed to new poultry rules

November 11th, 2010

This week at NFUS we have been urging the country’s retailers to show commitment to Scottish eggs and chicken in light of the higher welfare standards that have been adopted by the nations poultry producers. 

Scottish egg producers have already gone to considerable lengths and additional cost to comply with new European legislation on welfare standards for laying hens due to come into force at the end of 2011 – something several other member states have failed to do. 

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