CODE OF PRACTICE

PIG PRODUCTION TERMS - Outdoor Reared
3.3
These pigs are born outside in fields, where they are reared for approximately half their life (defined as at least 30kg). Breeding sows are kept outside in fields for their productive lives. They are provided with food, water and shelter and generous minimum space allowances. Pork and pork products labelled as Outdoor Reared will also contain a statement about the way the pigs are subsequently farmed. Where possible this will be in the same field of vision on the label as Outdoor Reared. Retailers and foodservice businesses are encouraged to make further information available about the method of finishing to consumers through literature or websites.

Example
“Outdoor reared ……..and housed in straw barns”

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Q. Will branded pork products be covered?
A. It is open to all manufacturers of branded pork products...