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News Section Icon Published 28/03/2012

Dancing cows video goes viral

As part of our Cows Belong in Fields campaign, Compassion in World Farming wanted to share with the world the clear joy that dairy cows express when they are let out of their winter housing for the first time each spring.

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News Section Icon Published 22/03/2012

Ensuring Fair Food and Farming for the Future

On Tuesday evening (20 March) Compassion in World Farming held its annual Peter Roberts Lecture in memory of the charity's founder.

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News Section Icon Published 19/03/2012

EU Dairy campaign kicks off

This year will see some major elections, with both the American and French people choosing a new president. But Compassion hit the streets of Amsterdam and Paris last week to ask people to vote on a different subject: dairy cow welfare.

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News Section Icon Published 19/03/2012

Archbishop Tutu for fairer food and farming

South Africa's Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu became the first world leader today to embrace our planet and all its inhabitants through Compassion's new vision for the future.

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News Section Icon Published 13/03/2012

Battery cage ban blamed for soaring egg prices

The media has been reporting on the current egg shortage and predictions of huge increases in price within the UK.

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News Section Icon Published 09/03/2012

Overwhelming response to Red Sea crisis

Compassion in World Farming is saying a huge thank you to its amazing supporters, who sent 40,000 emails in 40 hours in response to a live transport crisis on the Red Sea.

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News Section Icon Published 08/03/2012

More realities of live animal exports

In the latest example of the problems with long distance live animal transport, Compassion in World Farming has learned from reports that a livestock ship has been stuck on the frozen Danube river for one month.

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News Section Icon Published 06/03/2012

Red Sea cattle ship disaster update

Compassion has been informed that all live cattle have been transferred from the Gracia Del Mar, on which thousands of animals reportedly died, and is now trying to track where the survivors are being taken.

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News Section Icon Published 05/03/2012

Dying cattle on stranded ship confirmed

Details from the reports from Friday 2nd March have now been verified. The origin of the shipment was unknown but officials have stated that the ship's starting point was Brazil.

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News Section Icon Published 02/03/2012

Dying cattle stranded on Red Sea ship

Compassion has received disturbing reports that a live transport ship is stranded in the Red Sea after almost 3,000 cattle died on board and three ports refused it permission to dock.

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