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News Section Icon Published 23/03/2009

Call on PM to tackle threat of antibiotics resistance

Compassion and the Soil Association have written to Gordon Brown, urging him to recognise the importance of the Chief Medical Officer's report on the problem of antimicrobial resistance being transferred from farm animals to humans.

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News Section Icon Published 20/03/2009

Sick as a pig

A new documentary, commissioned by the Soil Association, in conjunction with Compassion in World Farming, has been released to expose the rise of a new strain of MRSA in pigs and its link to the overuse of antibiotics on intensive farms.

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News Section Icon Published 11/03/2009

EU Commissioner urged to stop the 'Forbidden Journeys'

Compassion in World Farming presented over 5,000 signatures to EU Commissioner for Health, Androulla Vassiliou, to stop live transport of unfit animals.

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News Section Icon Published 27/02/2009

And the winner is...

A label that clearly states the reality of standard intensive chicken production has been selected as the winner of the Chicken Out! design competition.

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News Section Icon Published 11/02/2009

British pork adverts banned

A major advertising campaign for British pork has been banned from further use for misleading the public with claims of 'very high welfare' following a complaint made by Compassion in World Farming.

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News Section Icon Published 05/02/2009

Sainsbury's goes cage-free on shell eggs

From today, 5 February, Sainsbury's is no longer selling shell eggs from battery hens. When Compassion in World Farming awarded Sainsbury's with a Good Egg Award in 2008 it was on the promise of this remarkable move planned for 2010.

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News Section Icon Published 30/01/2009

Should we be saving Jamie's bacon?

Channel 4's Jamie Saves Our Bacon (aired on Channel 4, Thursday 29 January) had a double-edged welfare message: save our British pig farmers and protect our pigs.

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News Section Icon Published 27/01/2009

The Great Label Debate

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's "Chickens, Hugh and Tesco Too" was transmitted on Channel 4 on Monday 26 January.

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News Section Icon Published 24/01/2009

Factory farmed Chicken is Out!

Higher welfare chicken sales continue to soar, despite the credit crunch and misleading supermarket labels. Now we are asking you to vote on the most misleading chicken label in UK supermarkets.

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News Section Icon Published 21/01/2009

Obama speaks on environment, farming & development

President Obama's inauguration speech on 20th January 2009 included the following references:

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