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Published 22.12.11

New year heralds new dawn for hens

New Year's Day 2012 will herald a new dawn for hundreds of millions of hens in the European Union, thanks to a new law banning cruel barren battery cages.

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Published 07.12.11

Illegal eggs in your food?

Defra has confirmed there will be no ban on the import in the UK of products containing illegally produced eggs from January 2012, when the barren battery cage ban comes into force across the European Union.

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Published 02.12.11

Food for thought

Paul Merrett hosted a special lunch on Friday, 2nd December.

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Published 01.12.11

EU battery cage ban - one month to go

While Compassion in World Farming will be celebrating a major step forward in animal welfare on New Year's Day, the charity is calling on both individual countries and the European Commission to act immediately to enforce the battery cage ban…

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Published 29.11.11

Turkey and Salmon - the labels explained

Compassion has teamed up with animal protection charity, OneKind to cut through the confusion and analyse meat labels for consumers.

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Published 29.11.11

UK's public sector awarded for animal welfare

Last night, Monday 28th November 2011, Compassion in World Farming recognised over 40 hospitals, educational centres and local councils at the Public Procurement Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards in London.

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Published 28.11.11

Alarming rise in Ramsgate live exports

New figures collated by Compassion in World Farming suggest the total number of animals exported through Ramsgate is already more than 60,000 since May, with December - traditionally a busy month - still to come.

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Published 24.11.11

Team Compassion is at it again!

Following the enormous success of Team Compassion's 'Walk with Compassion' event earlier this year, Hayley and Caroline from our very own Food Business team are getting on their running shoes on 4th December and taking part in this year's Santa…

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Published 23.11.11

Call in the Powys Mega-Dairy decision

Compassion is being joined by the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) in contesting controversial plans for a 1,000-cow mega-dairy in Powys after Councillors recently conditionally approved them.

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Published 16.11.11

Farm animals consume nearly half of all antibiotics

A new alliance, consisting of Compassion in World Farming, The Soil Association and Sustain is launching a new report, to coincide with European Antibiotic Awareness Day, 2011. The report, Case Study of a Health Crisis, aims to 'save our…

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