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News Section Icon Published 22/12/2011

New year heralds new dawn for hens

New Year's Day 2012 will herald a new dawn for hundreds of millions of hens in the European Union, thanks to a new law banning cruel barren battery cages.

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News Section Icon Published 07/12/2011

Illegal eggs in your food?

Defra has confirmed there will be no ban on the import in the UK of products containing illegally produced eggs from January 2012, when the barren battery cage ban comes into force across the European Union.

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News Section Icon Published 02/12/2011

Food for thought

Paul Merrett hosted a special lunch on Friday, 2nd December.

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News Section Icon Published 01/12/2011

EU battery cage ban - one month to go

While Compassion in World Farming will be celebrating a major step forward in animal welfare on New Year's Day, the charity is calling on both individual countries and the European Commission to act immediately to enforce the battery cage ban…

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News Section Icon Published 29/11/2011

Turkey and Salmon - the labels explained

Compassion has teamed up with animal protection charity, OneKind to cut through the confusion and analyse meat labels for consumers.

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News Section Icon Published 29/11/2011

UK's public sector awarded for animal welfare

Last night, Monday 28th November 2011, Compassion in World Farming recognised over 40 hospitals, educational centres and local councils at the Public Procurement Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards in London.

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News Section Icon Published 28/11/2011

Alarming rise in Ramsgate live exports

New figures collated by Compassion in World Farming suggest the total number of animals exported through Ramsgate is already more than 60,000 since May, with December - traditionally a busy month - still to come.

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News Section Icon Published 24/11/2011

Team Compassion is at it again!

Following the enormous success of Team Compassion's 'Walk with Compassion' event earlier this year, Hayley and Caroline from our very own Food Business team are getting on their running shoes on 4th December and taking part in this year's Santa…

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News Section Icon Published 23/11/2011

Call in the Powys Mega-Dairy decision

Compassion is being joined by the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) in contesting controversial plans for a 1,000-cow mega-dairy in Powys after Councillors recently conditionally approved them.

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News Section Icon Published 16/11/2011

Farm animals consume nearly half of all antibiotics

A new alliance, consisting of Compassion in World Farming, The Soil Association and Sustain is launching a new report, to coincide with European Antibiotic Awareness Day, 2011. The report, Case Study of a Health Crisis, aims to 'save our…

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