And Meanwhile Across the Tasman..
Major animal welfare organisation SPCA and animal rights organisation SAFE have written an open letter to the NZ prime minister requesting cessation of livestock export. NZ stopped their export trade for slaughter years ago to protect their reputation but continued to export dairy cows knowing that they had to endure terrible voyages and that there was no protection for them at the end destination in huge Chinese mega-dairies.
NZ was right to worry about reputational damage as the worldwide spotlight is firmly on them after the tragedy of the Gulf Livestock 1 .
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