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Government allows factory farmed food in the public sector

New draft standards for the Government's Healthier Food Mark misleadingly claim to promote 'high standards of animal welfare' for public catering while in fact allowing public…

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Defra must vaccinate swiftly to allow animals to live

"We must not allow EU trade to come before animal welfare. We should not forget that we are dealing with hundreds and thousands of sentient beings, animals that feel pain and can…

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Defra & CIWF meeting

Compassion in World Farming sincerely hopes that we are approaching the end of the latest foot and mouth outbreak in the UK; however, with an incubation period of up to 14 days…

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Government advice based on poor research

The government is being misinformed on major welfare issues for laying hens by independent advisory body Farm Animal Welfare Council (FAWC).

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Barren Battery Cages to go

Defra confirms: UK Hens out of cages from 2012

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Government urged to avoid wholesale slaughter

Compassion In World Farming says that it is vital that the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) is dealt with swiftly, efficiently and humanely in ways that avoid the scenes…

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General Election 2017

What do the general election results mean for farm animals?

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A meaningful plan for animal welfare

Compassion celebrates Labour’s forward-thinking animal welfare plan

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Brexit through the eyes of farm animals

Factory farming and the cruelty that it entails is not restricted to any one continent, country, or culture. It is a global predicament, being both the biggest cause of animal…

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Compassion after Brexit

In the past few days, following the UK Referendum result to leave the EU, we have witnessed an extraordinary chain of events including political leaders falling on their sword…

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