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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 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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News Section Icon Published 11/12/2020

EAT@Home hosts event on sparking a new era for nature-positive food and farming

In collaboration with UNEP, Compassion in World Farming’s Global CEO, Philip Lymbery, presented on the urgent need for a transformation to our food system.

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News Section Icon Published 08/12/2020

88% of UK public think cages are cruel, new poll reveals

A new poll carried out by Compassion in World Farming and YouGov has found that 88% of the British public believe using cages in farming is cruel to farm animals

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News Section Icon Published 02/10/2020

End the Cage Age ECI: 1.4 million signatures handed in to the EU Commission

Compassion in World Farming hands in ground-breaking End the Cage Age ECI, signed by 1.4 million people across Europe, calling on the EU to put an end to the use of cages in animal farming.

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News Section Icon Published 24/09/2020

Compassion in World Farming welcomes a halt to cruel live calf exports following legal challenge

After much pressure from leading farm animal welfare organisation Compassion in World Farming, the Scottish Government has finally stopped live calf exports

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