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News Section Icon Published 23/08/2007

Animal exports resume: bad news for British calves

Whilst we share the relief that the long shadow of Foot and Mouth disease has lifted from Britain, the EU decision to lift the ban on exports of meat and live animals from Saturday 25th August is extremely bad news for young British calves.

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News Section Icon Published 13/08/2007

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, we support the Government's call for ongoing vigilance.

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News Section Icon Published 07/08/2007

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 suffer"

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News Section Icon Published 07/08/2007

Harvey Nichols half measures on foie gras

The upmarket food and fashion department store Harvey Nichols has decided to stop selling foie gras in its food halls, but will continue to serve it to customers in its restaurants.

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News Section Icon Published 04/08/2007

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 of wholesale slaughter witnessed in 2001.

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