Our views on vegetarianism
We respect those who choose a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle and the personal commitment it takes. However, we believe in campaigning for the highest possible standards of animal welfare in all areas.
We understand that the majority of the general public does eat animal products and want to raise awareness of the welfare issues of farm animals. Educating people about how farm animals are reared, transported and slaughtered.
We hope through better education the general public will be able to make better-informed decisions about the food they choose. We encourage people to choose 'higher welfare' products such as our RSPCA Assured labelled food, which is an assurance that the rearing, transportation and slaughter of the animal involved in producing the food have been inspected to our strict welfare standards.
The farm animal welfare standards are designed to ensure that all animals are reared according to the requirements and have everything they need for a good quality of life.
Help us improve the lives of farm animals!
By working with the government, consumers, retailers, farmers, stock-keepers and other key organisations we've achieved a lot for farm animals, but there's still so much to do!
Whatever you choose to eat, you can help to improve the welfare of farm animals by supporting our farm animal campaigns and the work of RSPCA Assured.