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News Section Icon Published 02/02/2018

Pressure Increases on Scottish Government to Support a Ban on Live Animal Exports

Petitioners are calling on the Scottish government to support a UK-wide ban on live animal exports for fattening and slaughtering

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News Section Icon Published 25/11/2017

The cruel truth behind Parmesan that is hard to stomach

An undercover investigation released today has revealed the terrible truth behind the way popular Italian cheeses Parmesan and Grana Padano are produced.

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News Section Icon Published 05/10/2017

UN Convention needed to save planet, warns CEO behind landmark conference

There will be catastrophic impacts for life on earth unless there’s a global move away from intensive farming

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News Section Icon Published 17/07/2017

New interactive map exposes UK factory farming hotspots

A brand new, interactive ‘Factory Farming Map’, launched today (17th July), illustrates the shockingly high numbers of livestock reared indoors across the UK.

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News Section Icon Published 23/05/2017

Compassion in World Farming launches STOPTHEMACHINE campaign with crucial message: if you care about wildlife, you should care about factory farming

Yesterday (22nd May), Compassion in World Farming launched its new campaign in a one-night only event at the Natural History Museum.

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News Section Icon Published 04/04/2017

EXTINCTION AND LIVESTOCK: moving to a flourishing food system for wildlife, farm animals and us

“Help end the devastating impact of livestock production on wildlife, people and the planet,” urge organisers of major international conference

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News Section Icon Published 07/03/2017

New book finds intensive farming is major driver of wildlife loss

The result of a two-year investigation has exposed how intensive farming is not only cruel to farm animals, but is having a devastating impact on the world’s most iconic wildlife.

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News Section Icon Published 23/01/2017

Coop Switzerland, Cranswick, Marks & Spencer, Migros, Noble Foods and Waitrose show leadership on farm animal welfare

UK food producer, Cranswick, and Swiss retail cooperative, Migros, join Coop Switzerland, Marks & Spencer, Noble Foods and Waitrose in attaining the highest marks for their management and reporting on farm animal welfare in the global Business…

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News Section Icon Published 14/11/2016

Senior medics call for government action on overuse of antibiotics in UK farming

In an unprecedented move, fifteen senior medics have written to the UK government calling for urgent action to tackle the routine misuse of antibiotics in UK farming

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News Section Icon Published 17/10/2016

Massive overuse of farm antibiotics continues in Europe

New data published on Friday 14 October by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) reveals that many European countries are failing to put an end to massive overuse of antibiotics in farming.

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