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News Section Icon Published 25/09/2009

Joint venture to lobby for better animal welfare

Compassion in World Farming has joined forces with other leading animal groups to maximise the pressure on MPs and MEPs across the parties in the UK and the EU.

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News Section Icon Published 23/09/2009

Honest labels for Tesco and Morrisons

Shadow Environment Secretary, Nick Herbert MP said Tesco and Morrisons have pledged to spell out the origin of meat on their labels following the Tories' Honest Food Campaign.

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News Section Icon Published 21/09/2009

Increased demand for Halal meat raises welfare issues

The Guardian's article, Halal food no longer a minority taste, by Huma Qureshi and Rebecca Smithers (published on 19.09.09) raises the issue of Halal slaughter methods in today's more welfare-conscious society.

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News Section Icon Published 16/09/2009

Marcus the sheep sent to slaughter

The sheep, named Marcus, reared by pupils of Lydd Primary School in Kent, has been sent to slaughter despite calls for a reprieve. The primary school's council voted to slaughter the sheep and sell his meat to buy other animals.

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News Section Icon Published 14/09/2009

ECJ: Greek government failed to enforce welfare laws

On the 10th of September the European Court of Justice ruled in a case brought by the European Commission against the Greek government that alleged Greece had failed to enforce the EU Transport and Slaughter Directives.

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News Section Icon Published 07/09/2009

US Investigation reveals suffering of day old chicks

A new and shocking investigation by US organisation Mercy For Animals has yet again highlighted the suffering of young chicks being hatched for egg producing hens.

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News Section Icon Published 04/09/2009

Chicken Out! Tour on the Home Straight

Throughout August and September the Chicken Out! tour has been visiting towns and cities in the UK to highlight the unacceptable practice of the intensive factory farming of chickens and to encourage consumers to choose higher welfare standards.

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News Section Icon Published 02/09/2009

CIWF supports Animal Aid exposé of Slaughterhouses

The suffering exposed by the Animal Aid investigation filming (August 2009) is not confined to a few UK slaughterhouses. Serious deficiencies in slaughter practice have been documented in a number of EU countries.

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