The trade body representing Scotland's salmon industry has applied to have the word "farmed" dropped from salmon packaging, prompting claims of "greenwashing".
A group of animal experts and academics have recommended mandatory CCTV for all fish slaughterhouses in Scotland and new legislation to ensure staff are “trained and aware of their duty of care”, to improve animal welfare.
Scottish farms and slaughterhouses should be licensed to prevent cruelty to animals because there is “widespread non-compliance” with animal protection laws, according to a new report.
Animal welfare campaigners have voiced fears that canine fertility clinics cashing in on the booming puppy trade are offering veterinary procedures that should only be performed by qualified vets.
A horticultural firm claiming to lead the way in moving towards alternatives to peat-based compost, lobbied the UK Government to be allowed to sell the product to gardeners beyond 2030, an investigation by The Ferret has found.
The UK Government has bought nearly 4,000 cubic metres of peat-based compost extracted from peatlands in Scotland, prompting criticism this “makes a mockery” of its climate policies.
A claim by Conservative party politicians that Brexit let the UK Government end "pulse fishing" is Mostly True.
Farmers' union calls for new rules to stop “mega dairies” and supermarkets paying low milk prices and offering “unfair” contracts to dairy farmers, who say they are being “forced out” of business".
An animal welfare charity has launched a legal challenge to stop the Scottish Government from allowing young calf exports all the way from Scotland to Spain.