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News Section Icon Published 29/06/2011

All meat to be labelled with country of origin

A small success for Compassion in World Farming welcomes a new piece of legislation that will make it compulsory to label the country of origin for all fresh pork, lamb and poultry meat in the EU.

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News Section Icon Published 28/06/2011

Indonesia sends mixed messages over abattoir abuse

The Indonesian Embassy in London has assured Compassion of the country's commitment to animal welfare, but reports suggest the country's authorities are pressuring the Australians to lift the temporary ban on cattle exports to Indonesia…

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News Section Icon Published 24/06/2011


The recent publicity given to the proposal for a new 'mega-farm' for pigs in Foston, Derbyshire has highlighted the question of whether big is bad when it comes to farm size.

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News Section Icon Published 23/06/2011

Is that cloned meat on your plate?

Please support Eurogroup for Animals' new campaign, Clone-Free-Food, and help call for an end to the use of cloning for food production in Europe. Compassion is a member of Eurogroup and our CEO Philip Lymbery sits on their Board.

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News Section Icon Published 22/06/2011

Dutch pig investigation reveals EU law breaches

A recent investigation by a Dutch organisation has found that many pigs in the Netherlands are still being raised in conditions that break EU law.

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News Section Icon Published 21/06/2011

Great turnout for 'ban live export' meeting in Ramsgate

Philip Lymbery, Compassion's CEO, highlighted the horrors of the live export trade, at a packed public meeting in Ramsgate on Friday 17 June. He was joined by the RSPCA, Kent Against Live Exports and a local councillor, Ian Driver.

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News Section Icon Published 17/06/2011

Protest meeting in Ramsgate TONIGHT

Live export of sheep and calves has started up from the UK port of Ramsgate. Live animal export and long distance animal transport are serious animal welfare problems and Philip Lymbery, Compassion's Chief Executive, will be speaking out…

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News Section Icon Published 10/06/2011


At a prestigious award ceremony at London's Victoria & Albert museum, the much coveted award was presented to Compassion in World Farming Chief Executive Philip Lymbery

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News Section Icon Published 08/06/2011

Australia to Indonesia live cattle exports suspended

In a victory for animal welfare, the Australian government has responded to the recent public outcry and suspended all live export of cattle to Indonesia. This follows on from a TV documentary showing cattle being brutally treated at slaughter.

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News Section Icon Published 03/06/2011

Are cows carrying a new strain of dangerous MRSA?

A new report released today has found a new strain of MRSA "superbug" in British cows. It is suspected to be linked to the overuse of antibiotics in dairy cows and there is a potential risk that the bacteria could be spread to humans.

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