The food you choose has a direct effect on how farm animals live
Sixty billion animals are farmed for food worldwide every year – the vast majority of them reared intensively in systems that seriously impact on their welfare.
We're here to show you how simple it is to make their lives better through the food you eat.
The simplest thing you can do to help the hens that lay your eggs is to buy free-range.
The simplest thing you can do to help is to buy free-range chicken and poultry, free-range pork and grass-fed beef and lamb.
Look for organic dairy products, particularly Soil Association, to guarantee male dairy calves aren't exported to veal farms.
Buy sustainable or organic fish - look for the Marine Stewardship Council logo to ensure fish is sustainable.
The sections above give you simple guidance on buying higher welfare food. You can also look at our section on sustainable food for ways to help animals, people and the planet.
Compassion in World Farming's Food Business Team
As well as providing information for consumers, we work with the food industry to encourage higher standards of farm animal welfare.