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News Section Icon Published 11/01/2008

BBC Three's 'Kill It, Cook It, Eat It' focus on veal

As BBC Three's controversial 'Kill It, Cook It, Eat It' returned to our screens, Compassion in World Farming archive footage of calf rearing conditions shocked the audience into agreeing that British rose veal was the only ethical veal…

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News Section Icon Published 11/01/2008

Sainsbury's makes huge welfare commitment

Major UK supermarket, Sainsbury's, demonstrated their willingness to change following consumer demand by making a commitment which will improve the welfare of millions of hens and chickens.

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News Section Icon Published 10/01/2008

Neglect of horses on farm in Buckinghamshire

Compassion in World Farming is appalled at the news of the neglect of horses on a farm in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, resulting in the death of 32 horses and the mistreatment of many ponies and donkeys.

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News Section Icon Published 10/01/2008

2012 EU battery cage ban will be upheld

Battery cages will be banned in 2012 as European Commission rejects farmers' call for postponement.

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News Section Icon Published 08/01/2008

The Co-operative to go cage-free on eggs

The Co-operative has announced an end to the sale of eggs from caged hens. The move means that over half a million hens, supplying the Co-operative with eggs each year, will be kept out of cages.

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News Section Icon Published 04/01/2008

Undercover investigations - behind the scenes

Our recent investigation into intensive poultry production made front page news in The Independent newspaper. Here our investigator gives a behind the scenes account of the investigation and what we uncovered.

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News Section Icon Published 03/01/2008

Revealed: Inside the UK's chicken sheds

A new investigation by Compassion in World Farming exposes the horrendous conditions of the UK's chicken sheds.

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News Section Icon Published 20/12/2007

A disaster waiting in the wings

Early in 2007, the United Nations' FAO research report stated that densely-populated livestock production generates "significant animal and public health risks."

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News Section Icon Published 20/12/2007

Veal update: Tesco launches organic option

Supermarket shoppers will have the chance to make a difference to the welfare of British calves by supporting UK organic veal production: since the end of November 2007 Tesco has been selling organic rose veal produced by Helen Browning's…

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News Section Icon Published 18/12/2007

Defra urged to end live animal exports

"Trade in meat, not live animals" was the strong message from Compassion in World Farming staff and supporters who gathered outside Defra's London Headquarters on 14 December.

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