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Urgent action needed to stop chickens suffering

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has adopted two scientific opinions, one on chickens reared for meat, the other on the breeding flock (the parent and grand-parent birds).

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New EU legislation offers little protection for chickens

The EU Directive on chickens reared for meat (broilers) came into force at the beginning of July 2010. The Directive is weak but at least for the first time we have…

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DEFRA acts on chicken welfare

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced new rules on the amount of chickens that can be kept per square metre. Such space allowances are…

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The Great Label Debate

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's "Chickens, Hugh and Tesco Too" was transmitted on Channel 4 on Monday 26 January.

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Chicken Out! Tour on the Home Straight

Throughout August and September the Chicken Out! tour has been visiting towns and cities in the UK to highlight the unacceptable practice of the intensive factory farming of…

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HIGHER WELFARE IS HEALTHIER CHICKEN

Following this week's Food Standards Agency (FSA) findings that two thirds of uncooked chicken on sale in supermarkets and butchers were infected with the food bug Campylobacter…

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Demand London Olympics raises bar on animal welfare

The Food Vision Paper for the 2012 Olympics could see Olympic athletes and the public served standard intensive chicken and pig meat if a current proposal by the organisers goes…

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UK GOVERNMENT TURNS ITS BACK ON CHICKENS

The UK Government is set to lower chicken welfare standards despite soaring sales of higher welfare chicken, major shifts in retailer policies and high-profile chicken campaigning.

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HUGH FEARNLEY-WHITTINGSTALL CHALLENGES PROPOSED LAW

With a giant postcard signed on behalf of over 150,000 supporters and over 200 MPs, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Compassion called on the Minister responsible for animal…

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And the winner is...

A label that clearly states the reality of standard intensive chicken production has been selected as the winner of the Chicken Out! design competition.

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