Presentation on theme: "Meatandeducation.com 2012 True or false Read the information provided about the Red Tractor Food Assurance Scheme and decide if it is true or false. Students."— Presentation transcript:
meatandeducation.com 2012 True or false Read the information provided about the Red Tractor Food Assurance Scheme and decide if it is true or false. Students could stand if they think the answer is true or stay seated if they think the answer is false.
The Red Tractor assurance scheme cover animal farms and feed, livestock transportation, the slaughtering process and the production methods for processed meats. True or false The Red Tractor covers every step of the food production chain, ensuring all Red Tractor food products can be traced right back to their farms of origin. meatandeducation.com 2012 True
The flag in the Red Tractor logo only guarantees country of origin for food processed in the UK. True or false The flag in the Red Tractor logo guarantees country of origin assuring consumers that the meat has been reared on UK farms – not just processed in the UK. meatandeducation.com 2012 False
True or false In order to carry the Red Tractor mark, farmers must observe over 100 standards relating to animal husbandry and welfare at all stages. These standards range from the design of animal accommodation to staff training, health monitoring, feed, animal transportation and overall animal management. All of these are independently assessed to ensure a healthy environment for animals. meatandeducation.com 2012 True
Regular inspections are carried by independent assessors out on farms and food processing and packaging plants to ensure the high standards are being met. True or false Over 78,000 farmers and 500 plus food packers and manufacturers working to Red Tractor standards are independently checked, verified and inspected. meatandeducation.com 2012 True