Compassion slams decision to delay sheep mulesing ban
Compassion in World Farming is deeply disappointed by the decision of Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) to abandon its commitment to phase out mulesing by 2010.Read more
CIWF supports campaign against live piglet import
Compassion in World Farming welcomes the National Pig Association's campaign to prevent a trade in imported piglets which threatens to bring diseases such as MRSA from Belgium into the country.Read more
An animal welfare law for China?
Thanks to a project sponsored by the RSPCA and IFAW, an animal welfare law is being drafted by a legal team within China, headed by Professor Chang Jiwen of the Law Institute of The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.Read more
COMPASSION & BBC TELL THE VEAL STORY
Four days after Sarah Brown wrote on Twitter about not eating veal at the G8 summit, Phil Brooke, Welfare Development Manager of Compassion in World Farming, joined BBC Breakfast at a veal farm in South East Cornwall.Read more
EU: COWS ARE MILKED BEYOND ENDURANCE
A new report and set of scientific opinions on dairy farming by the EFSA conclude that cows in the EU suffer from a range of health problems including lameness and infertility as a result of being bred to produce large amounts of milk.Read more
Bake with Compassion week is here!
From Monday 06 July, you have a full week to bake cakes with free-range eggs and raise awareness and funds for Compassion in World Farming.Read more
Egyptian Pig Cull: Your campaigning makes a difference
Let's be clear about the bad and sad news first. To the best of our knowledge, all the pigs in Egypt have now been killed.Read more
New hit-and-miss EU Slaughter Regulation
On 22 June 2009, the EU Agriculture Council agreed on a new Slaughter Regulation. It includes several welcome provisions, but on the whole is disappointing in that it fails to address a number of serious welfare problems.Read more