Uvesa Group certified with the Animal Welfare seal, advances in its Animal Welfare certification project as recognition of the work system, obtaining the Animal Welfare seal certified in pig integration system.
Faithful to its commitment to good practices in the agri-food sector, Grupo UVESA has obtained the certified Animal Welfare seal for its integration of pigs in Spain..
The IAWS Regulation, developed by the Interprofesional del Porcino de Capa Blanca (INTERPORC), ensures compliance with the five principles of animal welfare established by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE): animals free from hunger, thirst and malnutrition; free from fears and anxieties; free from physical or thermal discomforts; free from pain, injury or disease; and free to express their own patterns of behavior.
Likewise, these principles must be complied with in the 8 control areas established in the IAWS Regulation, which are food, good cleaning-disinfection practices, housing, health, behavior, management, control of farms and animals. animals, during all phases of the production process.
The Technical Regulation reinforces the commitment of farmers, slaughterhouses and industry to animal welfare and responds to the needs of the sector, large distribution and consumers, granting visibility and transparency to all these efforts through its Certified Animal Welfare seal. of operators in the pig sector.
With this certification, UVESA Group reinforces its duty to comply, not only with community legal regulations on animal welfare, but also with other additional requirements that represent a higher level of demand in terms of animal health, animal management, biosecurity , traceability and the environment, responding to the needs of Spanish consumers, offering top quality, healthy and safe products.