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News Section Icon Published 29/09/2013

'Feedlot' exposed in Lincolnshire

Compassion in World Farming has exposed an American style 'feedlot' in Louth, Lincolnshire. In America, cattle are often kept in barren, grass-less crowded pens known as feedlots.

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News Section Icon Published 25/09/2013

Painting a picture of a food revolution

Farming scenes have always formed an important part of our artistic heritage, providing a fascinating record of agriculture in a bygone era. But these works also paint an inspiring picture of how we should be producing food in the future.

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News Section Icon Published 24/09/2013

Joanna Lumley stands up for EU pigs

On Tuesday, 24th September, Joanna Lumley and Dan Jørgensen MEP revealed the shocking results of an investigation by Compassion in World Farming, exposing widespread breaches of EU law in place to protect pigs.

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News Section Icon Published 18/09/2013

Bold new animation takes on "Big Ag’

Its message is haunting, its style is charming – this is the latest ad from fast-food chain Chipotle to slam the intensive-livestock system, and it does so in three minutes flat.

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News Section Icon Published 17/09/2013

Dark age of pig production looms

Compassion in World Farming fears that global competition and investment are driving intensification and expansion of mega pig farms. Two recently reported news stories are indicative of a move towards more intensive pig farming:

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News Section Icon Published 17/09/2013

Government fails to tackle farm antibiotics

A new UK government report outlines its five year strategy for tackling the growing problem of antibiotic resistance.

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News Section Icon Published 13/09/2013

250,000 Europeans say no to pig suffering

Compassion is so appreciative of everyone who has signed our EU Pig Petition, urging EU countries to comply with the Pigs Directive. In under six months, we have reached the 250,000 mark, an immense achievement.

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News Section Icon Published 11/09/2013

Getting to the meat of our consumption habits

We are always on the lookout for juicy data that explores our relationship with food. So we were fascinated by a recent EU Commission survey that gives great insights into dietary habits around Europe.

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News Section Icon Published 04/09/2013

Germany’s factory-farming frontline

Compassion campaigner Jonty has just returned from a trip to the frontline of industrial farming in Germany – a chicken-processing factory that plans to double its output from 200,000 to 400,000 birds every day.

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