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News Section Icon Published 26/08/2009

CAGE EGGS DECLARED 'EXTINCT'

Compassion in World Farming is celebrating the UK's leading grocery retail magazine - the Grocer - for listing eggs from cage hens as 'extinct.'

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News Section Icon Published 25/08/2009

It's time to face the facts:

Compassion in World Farming has long argued that factory farming of animals cannot feed the world. Programmes such as The Future of Food (BBC 2, August 09) echo our arguments. As the programme said: "The food chain is fit to break."

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News Section Icon Published 25/08/2009

UK GOVERNMENT TURNS ITS BACK ON CHICKENS

The UK Government is set to lower chicken welfare standards despite soaring sales of higher welfare, major shifts in retailer policies and high-profile chicken campaigning.

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News Section Icon Published 21/08/2009

Time magazine's great exposé on American food

On 21 August, we read a fantastic article in Time magazine headed 'America's Food Crisis and How to Fix It.' It shows how the current American farm and food system is contributing to human ill-health, devastating resources & causing animal…

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News Section Icon Published 05/08/2009

Chicken Out! launches 39 day campaign

Chicken Out! is taking its campaign to the next level. Led by River Cottage Chef, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, the Chicken Out! campaign will tell the 39 day life story of an intensively reared meat chicken.

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News Section Icon Published 03/08/2009

Organic is better for the animals - and for you, too

A Food Standard Authority's study claims organic is not healthier than conventionally produced food, failing to take into account the huge benefits organic standards have for farm animals, the environment and people.

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