Sheep suffer on journey to Germany
Our new investigation into the live export trade has revealed British sheep being transported on a gruelling route from the UK to Germany.Read more
Food, farming and friendships on a shoestring
It’s said that travel broadens the mind and food nourishes the body. Well, how about combining both? Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF) offers anyone the chance to work on an organic farm anywhere in the world. And the price?Read more
Hack to the future: reimaging the future of meat
Forward-thinking foodies are coming together more and more to try to solve the problem of our unsustainable food system. Hack//Meat – a Silicon Valley event designed to "reimagine the future of meat" – is a great example of this.Read more
Eat Me Please! Charting the rise of "suicide food"
We're fascinated by blogger Ben Grossblatt’s thoughts on "suicide food" – cartoon images of farm animals that look delighted at the prospect of being eaten. Here, we explore how this bizarre trend may be undermining our relationship with food.Read more
Supporters marched against live exports
Compassion in World Farming held a peaceful march in London, protesting against the live export of farm animals. The march called on the UK government to take action to allow UK ports to refuse to accept live exports.Read more
Cultured beef: "Frankenburger" or food saviour?
The world’s first lab-grown burger was unveiled in London this week. Hailed by experts as an exciting step towards food security, but slammed by many as something straight out of science fiction, "lab meat" is the subject of hot debate.Read more
Compassion to march against live exports
Compassion in World Farming is holding a peaceful march against the live export of farm animals, in London on the 10th of August, to highlight this largely hidden trade. Join us in calling on the government to take action to allow UK ports to…Read more
Burger of the future
Today, the world's first test tube burger will be cooked and served to a live audience in London. Costing in the region of €250,000 to produce, it has been grown in a lab from the stem cells of a cow.Read more