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Press Releases & Statements

News Section Icon Published 11/08/2022

Compassion calls for action to protect animals from extreme heat

Defra should suspend journeys for farmed animals during this extreme heat unless absolutely necessary

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News Section Icon Published 15/07/2022

Compassion urges farmers to safeguard farm animal welfare and limit journeys during extreme heatwave

The impact of extreme weather on animals on farms and during transport can be extreme and sometimes fatal, especially in crowded factory farms

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News Section Icon Published 14/07/2022

Game-changing international conference announced

Extinction or Regeneration conference to provide platform for global food system transformation solutions

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News Section Icon Published 07/07/2022

Undercover sow investigation including suppliers of ‘premium’ hams reveals immense cruelty

New footage reveals the cruelty, torment and frustration that sows are forced to suffer in sow stalls

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News Section Icon Published 20/06/2022

Government to bring forward consultations on the use of cages for laying hens & crates for farrowing sows

Compassion welcomes consultations as an important next step towards ending the cage age but a clear timeline is needed

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News Section Icon Published 15/06/2022

Companies recognised at 2022 Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards

Some of Britain's best-known companies recognised at ceremony in London

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News Section Icon Published 14/06/2022

Famous faces join protest against live animal exports

Compassion in World Farming holds Ban Live Exports rally in Westminster, London

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News Section Icon Published 14/06/2022

Compassion responds to Government Food Strategy

UK Government must set out a much stronger vision of regenerative agriculture with higher animal welfare standards

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News Section Icon Published 13/06/2022

Action Needed to Stop Live Exports Following Tragedy in Which 15,000 Sheep Die in Red Sea

Compassion's response to the deaths of thousands of sheep after livestock vessel capsized as it was leaving the port of Suakin in Sudan

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News Section Icon Published 25/05/2022

Fear Gene Editing Bill proposals will drive further factory farming

Compassion responds to publication of Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill

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