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News Section Icon Published 08/10/2021

Octopus Farming: A Recipe for Disaster

New report launched on World Octopus Day reveals eight reasons why octopus farming is cruel and must be stopped

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News Section Icon Published 29/09/2021

Defra must not permit the gene editing of farm animals

Compassion's reaction to Government response to gene editing consultation

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News Section Icon Published 21/09/2021

UK Government must finally take action to end CO2 pig slaughter

This awful cruelty has to end

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News Section Icon Published 20/09/2021

Compassion urges world leaders to harness momentum from UN Food Systems Summit

Compassion in World Farming is urging world leaders to harness the momentum garnered at this week’s first ever United Nations Food Systems Summit (UN FSS) to take clear and radical action towards transforming our broken global food system

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News Section Icon Published 19/08/2021

Animal charities join forces to urge PM to give urgent help to Afghanistan animal rescue

Compassion in World Farming, RSPCA and World Animal Protection urge safe evacuation of Nowzad’s staff, their families and animals in the shelter from Kabul

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News Section Icon Published 18/08/2021

Compassion in World Farming welcomes the UK Government’s continued commitment to ban live exports

Some progress on improving welfare in transport set out in new proposals but does not go far enough

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News Section Icon Published 10/08/2021

Compassion's response to the sixth report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

We must vastly reduce consumption of meat and dairy to help offset the substantial methane emissions

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News Section Icon Published 06/08/2021

Dragons’ Den star Deborah Meaden launches petition urging UK Government to End the Cage Age for millions of farmed animals following EU ban announcement

Compassion Patron Deborah Meaden calls on the UK Government to ban the use of all cages for farmed animals

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News Section Icon Published 26/07/2021

Parmesan Consortium urged to make commitment to end suffering of thousands of cows

Cows continue to suffer after Parmesan fail to improve standards

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News Section Icon Published 15/07/2021

‘UK Food Strategy potential ‘game-changer’ but there’s more to be done”, cautions Compassion in World Farming

The new UK National Food Strategy is a potential ‘game-changer’ but the Government will need to do much more to create a truly sustainable food system.

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