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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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News Section Icon Published 30/06/2021

UK Government must follow suit after EU Commission announces historic commitment to ban cages for farmed animals

EU Commission commit to phase out cages in animal farming across the EU by 2027

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News Section Icon Published 15/06/2021

Compassion Alarmed by UK Trade Deal with Australia

Compassion in World Farming is very concerned by the potential impact of the free trade agreement between the UK and Australia

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News Section Icon Published 14/06/2021

Activists around the world demand a global ban on live exports

Yesterday, 14 June 2021, supporters of leading farm animal welfare charity, Compassion in World Farming, took action for the sixth annual Ban Live Exports: International Awareness Day.

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News Section Icon Published 15/04/2021

Time to End the Cage Age - a ban on cages for farmed animals receives overwhelming support at EU Parliament hearing

The European Parliament held a three-hour public hearing on the End the Cage Age European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI), which was warmly welcomed by the three European Commissioners present during the debate.

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News Section Icon Published 23/03/2021

Deformities, parasite infestations and high death rates: the murky depths of the Scottish salmon industry exposed in new undercover investigation

The biggest ever exposé into the Scottish salmon industry reveals suffering on an industry-wide and endemic scale, breaches in animal welfare legislation and shocking mortality rates.

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News Section Icon Published 17/03/2021

Leading food companies call on the EU to End the Cage Age

Leading food companies across the EU sent a joint letter to the EU Commission and Members of the EU Parliament, calling for a phase out in the use of cages in animal farming, starting with enriched cages for laying hens.

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News Section Icon Published 23/02/2021

Dr Jane Goodall among over 140 scientists calling on EU to end cages in farming

An international group of scientists have sent a letter supporting a citizens’ call to end the use of cages for farmed animals across the EU.

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News Section Icon Published 03/02/2021

Our global food system is the primary driver of biodiversity loss

A new Chatham House report launched today, in partnership with UNEP and Compassion in World Farming, calls for an urgent reform of our food systems.

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