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News Section Icon Published 31/05/2012

Joanna Lumley marks live export anniversary

Joanna Lumley has renewed her call for an end to live animal exports from Ramsgate, Kent, one year after they started up from the port.

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News Section Icon Published 28/05/2012

Chilean hog producer brings home the bacon

A Chilean hog producer has become the latest example of why factory farming is a failing system of food production for animals, people and the planet.

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News Section Icon Published 28/05/2012

Compassion & Channel 4 make higher welfare meatballs

Compassion in World Farming has been helping celebrity farmer, Jimmy Doherty with his new Channel 4 programme, Jimmy and The Giant Supermarket.

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News Section Icon Published 28/05/2012

Half a million pigs risk dying in factory farm in Chile

Many sources from all around the globe have been reporting that a mega pig factory farm, in Chile, is in huge trouble. Pigs are dying and the health of the community has been put at risk.

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News Section Icon Published 25/05/2012

EU organic standards to be eroded by the US?

The EU has recognised the United States' "organic" label as equivalent to its own, meaning that people living in the EU will soon be able to buy US organic food. Great news in theory – not so great in practice! Here's why.

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News Section Icon Published 25/05/2012

Same, same but different

Compassion in World Farming is extremely concerned and disappointed to learn that the EU has recognised the US National Organic Programme as equivalent to its own.

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News Section Icon Published 23/05/2012

Ramsgate rally marking unwanted first anniversary

At noon on Sunday, Compassion joined a protest rally held by local activists marking one year since live animal shipments started at Ramsgate port.

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News Section Icon Published 21/05/2012

Exposing the true cost of industrial food production

Here, we take a look at "Hollywood" documentary Food, Inc., which reveals the surprising, and often shocking, truth of how much of our food is made.

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News Section Icon Published 21/05/2012

OIE failing animals

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) is failing to protect animals in live transport and slaughter.

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News Section Icon Published 17/05/2012

Synthetic meat: the future of food or a step too far?

The world's first "lab-built" burger is due to be unveiled in the autumn, but will society swallow this sci-fi food?

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