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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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