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News Section Icon Published 09/04/2024

Octopus farm must be stopped, say campaigners, as new documents reveal plans were reckless and threatened environment, wildlife and public health

Environment report insufficient & exposes ‘hypocrisy’ of Nueva Pescanova’s sustainability claims

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News Section Icon Published 17/03/2024

Campaigners launch legal action against European Commission for failing to deliver caged farming ban

European Commission fails to act on its promise to introduce legislation to ban cages

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News Section Icon Published 12/03/2024

Compassion welcomes Defra’s new food labelling consultation

Consultation launched by Defra today to increase transparency around country of origin and method of production labelling.

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News Section Icon Published 27/02/2024

Government fails to live up to its commitments on farm antibiotic use

UK is falling behind Europe on regulating farm antibiotic use

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News Section Icon Published 22/02/2024

Dr Amir Khan, Henry Dimblebyand other thought leaders join Compassion at Oxford Literary Festival

Farming & food systems, faith & animal welfare, and the politics of food among issues to be explored at annual Festival for writers and readers

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News Section Icon Published 13/02/2024

Shocking rise in US-style megafarms across the UK revealed in new data

Factory farming ‘hotspots’ uncovered in new interactive map

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News Section Icon Published 08/02/2024

New study exposes staggering wild caught fish numbers

Groundbreaking 'Fishcount' study reveals vast numbers of wild-caught fish are used to fed farmed animals

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News Section Icon Published 29/01/2024

Why our future depends on ending Farmageddon

Live online event with Philip Lymbery and Joanna Lumley 10 years after publication of Farmageddon

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News Section Icon Published 24/01/2024

Legislators must ban cages to underpin industry progress outlined in EggTrack 2023

New report shows voluntary progress but legislation needed

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News Section Icon Published 04/01/2024

Defra’s new food labelling proposals will still fail to provide clarity for consumers

New food label proposals focus only on source of origin, but need to include method of production on meat and dairy

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