Compassion in World Farming and the World Wildlife Fund UK share a concern for the planet and particularly in building sustainable and healthy food systems.Read more
“Just occasionally one comes across a person with power, drive and sheer persistence to make changes that are really big in the world” said Professor Andrew Knight in his introduction to Compassion’s Ambassador, Joyce D’Silva. And he’s right.Read more
Industrialised farming practices cost the environment some $3.33 trillion per year — more than the UK’s annual GDP — according to new research for the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations. The research identifies a range of mRead more
I am sure like me you have been shocked at recent news of over a hundred seals having been shot in the name of protecting fish farms in Scotland. I have long said that the true price of cheap salmon is dead seals. I have equally been critical of theRead more
UN FAO presentation Last week brought great opportunities to engage with key policymakers for change. With Farmageddon published in Italian earlier in the year, I was delighted to be the first in a series of presentations to the United Nations FoodRead more
Peter Stevenson, Chief Policy Advisor Will we get a moment when the whole factory farming enterprise is revealed as fundamentally rotten? Or will it be more of a slow burn – rather like the banks that repeatedly receive huge fines as the latest mis-sRead more
In countries like the US where there is very little legislation protecting farmed animals, it is often up to food companies to create major shifts in the market. When we look back at game changing moments, a select few come to mind. One of those momeRead more
Earlier this year, Compassion’s Investigation Unit uncovered the horrifying treatment of European animals exported for slaughter in Gaza. Following on from this, my organisation’s latest investigation tracks their journey Europe to Israel, telling thRead more
With great sadness, we mourn the passing of our Patron, Sir Peter O’Sullevan, who died aged 97. Many will remember his distinctive voice as renowned BBC racing commentator and writer. But behind the astute and kindly exterior was a dedicated campaignRead more
Compassion in World Farming campaigns to end factory farming. My book, Farmageddon, explodes the myths behind our broken food system and sets out an alternative vision that will benefit animals, people and the countryside.
Somewhere, somehow, we have taken a wrong turn.