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Published 22.12.08

Michelin star chef says foie gras is inhumane

Albert Roux, the French-born Michelin star restaurateur, recently criticised the methods used to produce foie gras and called for a clearer labelling of the product to inform consumers of its effects on geese and ducks.

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Published 04.12.08

EU takes radical position on livestock & climate change

The European Parliament's temporary Committee on Climate Change has adopted important amendments that reinforce the need to reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions generated by the livestock sector.

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Published 20.11.08

Virtual animal welfare on Farmland

A new online video game released by the European Commission shows children what animal welfare can mean on a farm. The website is translated in nine European languages and produced with the support of the Directorate General for Health and…

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Published 12.11.08

Help us urge EC to ban cloning of farm animals

We need your help to achieve a ban on cloning animals for food. We believe that the European Commission is nearing a decision on this issue and by writing to the President of the European Commission you could help influence this.

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Published 11.11.08

DEFRA SUPPORTS OUR CAGE-FREE COUNCIL CAMPAIGN

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) could help free hundreds of thousands of hens from cages having added its support to our Cage-Free Council campaign.

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Published 05.11.08

Victory for farm animals on US election day

On November 4, as Americans made history in their choice of a new President, California also made animal welfare history. Over 62 per cent of voters in California approved Proposition 2 - bringing an end to battery cages, veal crates and sow…

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Published 29.10.08

BERNARD MATTHEWS 'NEW LOOK' IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS

Bernard Matthews, the UK's largest turkey producer, has recently re-vamped the look of its turkey-based ranges after receiving bad publicity following a bird 'flu' outbreak and cruelty investigations earlier this year.

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Published 29.10.08

Livestock emissions to be included in Climate Change Bill

Ed Miliband MP, the new Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, has tabled an amendment to the Climate Change Bill to include methane and nitrous oxide in the commitment to curb UK greenhouse gases emissions by 80 per cent by 2050.

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Published 24.10.08

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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Published 13.10.08

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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