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News Section Icon Published 30/03/2009

Supermarket sticks to welfare despite credit crunch

Compassion in World Farming is pleased to see another retailer sticking to high standards of animal welfare despite the credit crunch.

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News Section Icon Published 29/03/2009

EU Parliament votes "No!" to cloned animals for food

An overwhelming majority of Members of the European Parliament voted against the authorisation of food products from cloned animals and their offspring.

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News Section Icon Published 27/03/2009

Compassion advert prompts re-think by Pig Farmers

Recent adverts run by Compassion in World Farming have prompted an encouraging response from the British pig industry. The farming magazine, 'Pig World' has launched a campaign to discourage the use of teeth clipping amongst British farmers.

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News Section Icon Published 26/03/2009

EU supports universal declaration of animal welfare

The Ministers of Agriculture from the European Union's 27 countries have given their support to a Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare (UDAW).

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News Section Icon Published 23/03/2009

Call on PM to tackle threat of antibiotics resistance

Compassion and the Soil Association have written to Gordon Brown, urging him to recognise the importance of the Chief Medical Officer's report on the problem of antimicrobial resistance being transferred from farm animals to humans.

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News Section Icon Published 20/03/2009

Sick as a pig

A new documentary, commissioned by the Soil Association, in conjunction with Compassion in World Farming, has been released to expose the rise of a new strain of MRSA in pigs and its link to the overuse of antibiotics on intensive farms.

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News Section Icon Published 11/03/2009

EU Commissioner urged to stop the 'Forbidden Journeys'

Compassion in World Farming presented over 5,000 signatures to EU Commissioner for Health, Androulla Vassiliou, to stop live transport of unfit animals.

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