M&S bans cruel white veal and calves' liver
On Monday 8th October Marks & Spencer announced that it will stop selling imported white veal and calves' liver. From January 2008 M&S will only sell high-welfare UK rose veal.Read more
Compassion in World Farming is championing the campaign by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall to turn the Devon town of Axminster into a free-range haven for chickens.Read more
EU not protecting animals in transport
A new and shocking film "Forbidden Journeys" shows that the EU is not doing enough to protect the health and welfare of animals in transport.Read more
Good news for caged hens in Australia
Australia's Capital Territory (ACT) has made a commitment to start sourcing cage free eggs in all Governmental facilities such as schools, tuckshops, public hospitals and prisons.Read more
ASDA sexed semen deal good news for calf welfare
The number of 'unwanted' dairy bull calves for export may be reduced thanks to a new initiative by major retailer, ASDA.Read more
Chaos during FMD Cull!
Chaos ensued during the culling of the third case of foot and mouth on 15 September. According to news sources the cull at a farm in Pyrford went wrong when cattle were corralled together and shot at random.Read more
Clones on your plate?
Any day now, the US government is expected to give formal approval for the sale of meat from cloned animals - probably not labelled as such. Meat from cloned animals or their progeny is expected to be on sale within the next three years.Read more