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News Section Icon Published 31/07/2012

An Olympian vision for livestock farming?

Danny Boyle’s creative vision for the Olympics' opening ceremony was certainly a feast for the eyes and even featured scenes of livestock farming. We take a look at its relevance for us.

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News Section Icon Published 30/07/2012

Unique collaboration with human health group

Compassion in World Farming along with Sustain and the Soil Association have collaborated in a unique partnership with the Global Sepsis Alliance (GSA) to combat the concerns of antibiotic resistance.

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News Section Icon Published 25/07/2012

Can shopping save the world?

Annie Leonard’s new video, The Story of Change, urges viewers to put down their credit cards and start exercising their citizen muscles to build a more sustainable, just and fulfilling world.

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News Section Icon Published 23/07/2012

Got milk? Perhaps we should be paying more for it

There’s a milky mess bubbling up in the UK as dairy farmers demand an end to industry price cuts. We take a look at the issue and what we can do about it.

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News Section Icon Published 20/07/2012

Celebrity Chefs speak out on Dairy Crisis

Dairy SOS continues to be at the forefront of the news as farmers have taken action. In protest at the price they are currently being paid for milk, hundreds of farmers took to blockading milk processing plants, late last night.

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News Section Icon Published 19/07/2012

Factory farming: an unhealthy idea

Barely a day goes by without yet another diet tip; eat this, drink that, avoid these… Some are based on sound science – others are more of a fad. Well, we’ve got one that everyone should keep in mind – if you’re going to eat meat, that is.

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News Section Icon Published 17/07/2012

Good news for pigs in the US

There is promising news for pigs in the US. It has recently been announced in a joint statement with HSUS, that Sodexo, a huge provider in the States, will be working with its pork suppliers to phase out the use of sow stalls.

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News Section Icon Published 17/07/2012

A Fair Price for a Fair Product

The recent focus on UK milk prices has put a fresh spotlight on an old problem.

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News Section Icon Published 16/07/2012

To eat meat or not to eat meat?

From "pollotarians" to "fruitarians", the number of diet labels has risen fast in recent years. We take a look at one of the more common examples – the "flexitarian".

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News Section Icon Published 15/07/2012

Factory farming by numbers – 2012 update

An increasing global appetite for meat and dairy is pushing up the number of animals farmed for food each year. And the latest calculations from Compassion in World Farming suggest that this figure is now a whopping 70 billion.

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