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News Section Icon Published 24/10/2008

NEW FILM REVEALS ANIMAL WELFARE GUIDELINES IGNORED

As animal welfare specialists gathered for the second animal welfare conference in Cairo (20-22 October) Compassion in World Farming and Animals Australia revealed shocking new footage showing how animals are being mistreated

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News Section Icon Published 13/10/2008

The Meatrix is not lost in translation

The Meatrix Trilogy, a U.S. cartoons series about factory farming and its devastating effects, has been launched in Europe with translations in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese and Swedish.

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News Section Icon Published 03/10/2008

Disgust as ASDA sells chicken for £2

'Going cheap hurts chickens' we say again, as one of UK's biggest supermarkets drastically cuts prices on poultry. despite the credit crunch, consumers are continuing to show they will pay the extra on the basis of animal welfare.

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News Section Icon Published 30/09/2008

ASDA's initiative to cut number of calves exported

Asda announced on 15 September the launch of a new supply scheme, the 360º Sustainable Dairy Calf Scheme, which will help to save unwanted calves from being shot or being exported live.

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News Section Icon Published 25/09/2008

Lecture calls for massive dietary change

Ground-breaking Compassion in World Farming event highlights the damaging impact of factory farming on climate change, the environment and animal welfare.

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News Section Icon Published 24/09/2008

Can you spare a minute?

Every year, thousands of animals suffer illness, injury, exhaustion and stress as they are transported across Europe for slaughter.

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News Section Icon Published 19/09/2008

EU proposes Slaughter law to improve animal welfare

On 18 September 2008, the EU Commission published a proposed new regulation on the welfare of animals at slaughter. This is largely good news for animal welfare, but much still remains to be done for the millions of animals farmed for food each…

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News Section Icon Published 18/09/2008

Unwanted calves: Technology helps

The results of a report released on 17 September 2008 by the SAC Dairy Research Centre present a strong business case for the use of sexed semen- a breeding technology allowing farmers to select the sex of calves prior to mating.

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News Section Icon Published 03/09/2008

European Parliament vote against cloning

The European Parliament has voted overwhelmingly against cloning animals for food at a meeting on 3 September 2008.

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News Section Icon Published 20/08/2008

M&S launch British rosé veal

The calves reared for Marks & Spencer's high-welfare British veal products, are fed whole milk, eat a natural diet and are group housed with straw bedding in well-lit barns throughout the rearing period.

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