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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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News Section Icon Published 17/09/2020

Major financial institutions must stop funding industrial livestock production to prevent future pandemics

94 academics and activists call on financial institutions to stop funding factory farms

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News Section Icon Published 13/07/2020

Confused about fish labels? So are nearly two thirds of UK consumers

Compassion urges certification schemes to improve fish welfare standards

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News Section Icon Published 30/06/2020

UK urged to do better as new cage-free league table reveals over 16.6 million animals still caged

In a new Europe-wide poll of cage-free farming, the UK has emerged in eighth place, with 63% of UK animals reared in cage-free conditions.

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News Section Icon Published 22/06/2020

UK retailers must decide whether they will protect consumers from a host of potential threats to UK food standards in trade deals with the USA

Leading civil society organisations and academics are urging the UK’s major food retailers not to sell food imported under a trade agreement with the USA

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News Section Icon Published 03/06/2020

Stanley Johnson Announced as charity Patron for Compassion in World Farming

Conservationist and former politician, Stanley Johnson, has become the latest Patron to join Compassion

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News Section Icon Published 22/05/2020

Defra hires QC to defend live exports of unweaned calves as legal challenge progresses

Compassion in World Farming has been granted permission by the Scottish Courts to proceed with its legal challenge against the Scottish Government, this week (20th May).

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News Section Icon Published 06/05/2020

Is the next pandemic on our plate?

New report explores our global food system through the lens of COVID-19

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