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Published 23.05.16

Think your quail eggs are high-end? The vast majority are factory farmed in atrocious conditions

Compassion in World Farming has carried out a new investigation into the highly unknown quail farming industry in Europe.

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Published 19.05.16

Alliance to Save our Antibiotics welcomes O’Neill report

Alliance to Save our Antibiotics welcomes O’Neill report and calls on Defra to set ambitious targets to reduce farm antibiotic use

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Published 06.04.16

Compassion calls for ASDA to follow Walmart’s cage-free commitment

Yesterday, Walmart, the largest grocer in the US, announced a commitment to switch to 100% cage-free eggs by 2025. This is a momentous move – improving the lives of many millions of hens.

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Published 16.03.16

Not-so-happy bunnies march on the EU Council

Over 600,000 people have signed a petition calling for an end to farming rabbits in cages.

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Published 29.02.16

UK poultry industry increases its use of critically important human antibiotic by 59% in one year leading to record levels of resistance

New data obtained by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism from the UK’s Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) has revealed that the poultry industry’s use of fluoroquinolone antibiotics went up by 59% between 2013 and 2014

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Published 24.02.16

Defra sentences UK agriculture to 25 years

Holding a ball and chain etched with the words ‘25 Year Plan’, dressed in prisoners outfits and holding mug-shot style signs, Compassion in World Farming had a team of 10 standing outside Defra offices in central London today.

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Published 22.02.16

Millions of animals suffer as EU live exports repeatedly break the law

Nearly two million farm animals were exported live out of EU countries into Turkey from 2010 to 2015.

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Published 26.01.16

Noble Foods, Marks & Spencer, Waitrose and Coop Group (Switzerland) Lead Global Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare

Noble Foods, Marks & Spencer, Waitrose and Coop Group (Switzerland) have attained the highest marks in the global Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare report, published today (26 January, 2016).

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Published 05.01.16

The 2016 Oxford Real Farming Conference showcases Compassion’s new report: Cheap Food Costs Dear

The 2016 Oxford Real Farming Conference will be held on 6th and 7th January, where Compassion in World Farming’s new report, Cheap Food Costs Dear, will be launched.

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