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Press Releases & Statements

News Section Icon Published 23/02/2023

Celebrities Brian Cox and Alan Cumming become ‘Visionaries’

New high-profile individuals join a growing list who have signed Compassion ‘Vision for Fair Food and Farming’

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News Section Icon Published 21/02/2023

New farming grants welcomed but animal health & welfare pathway details urgently needed

Compassion urges Defra to ensure expansion of grants is used to improve animal welfare

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News Section Icon Published 13/02/2023

Urgent poultry sector reforms needed as bird flu mutates to mammals and risks new pandemic

Philip Lymbery, Compassion's Global CEO in World Farming, calls on Defra to develop urgent reforms to the UK poultry sector

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News Section Icon Published 07/02/2023

New study shows huge increase in global farmed fish numbers

Scientific study shows the number of farmed fish has more than doubled since 2007

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News Section Icon Published 03/02/2023

Compassion urges ASC label to reverse policy that will increase suffering of factory farmed Scottish salmon

Compassion has sent a letter to the international seafood certification scheme calling for urgent action

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News Section Icon Published 26/01/2023

Clear Government strategy needed to help farmers move away from intensive animal farming

New Defra measures welcomed but don't go far enough

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News Section Icon Published 05/01/2023

Is 2023 set to be a game-changer for lab-grown meat?

Alternative proteins are one of many important topics to be discussed at ground-breaking Extinction or Regeneration conference in May.

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News Section Icon Published 12/12/2022

Deborah Meaden & Marc Abraham OBE join almost 400,000 people calling on both the UK & Scottish Governments to End the Cage Age

Compassion submits petition to Defra & the Scottish Government calling for an end to the use of cages in UK farming

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News Section Icon Published 06/12/2022

Embrace new animal & climate-friendly Christmas traditions to help beat cost of living concerns

Compassion encourages the British public to consider saving money by embracing new festive traditions

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News Section Icon Published 21/11/2022

Compassion responds to COP27 outcomes

Progress on agriculture at COP27 is welcome but action from world leaders is needed to transform the global food system

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