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News Section Icon Published 27/05/2011

Good news for Farming from EU Agriculture Committee

A report has been adapted by the Agriculture Committee of the European Parliament, calling for the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) to encourage a more sustainable, environmentally-friendly approach to farming.

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News Section Icon Published 24/05/2011

Compassion supports agriculture conference in Africa

Compassion in World Farming was delighted to be a co-sponsor of an important conference in Morocco (19-21 May 2011).

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News Section Icon Published 24/05/2011

Philip Lymbery "among top 100 grocery industry figures"

Philip Lymbery has been named within the 'top 100' most influential figures in the grocery industry by Grocer magazine. The magazine highlighted Compassion's Cows Belong in Fields campaign, which successfully opposed Nocton Dairy's…

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News Section Icon Published 23/05/2011

Eat less red meat to reduce cancer risk, say researchers

A report out today from the World Cancer Research Fund has found that red and processed meat increase the risk of developing bowel cancer and that eating fibre can reduce it.

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News Section Icon Published 18/05/2011

Live exports of animals back in business

Despite protests from locals and animal welfare supporters, the live export of sheep and calves has started up from the Port of Ramsgate whilst Berth 1 at Dover is under maintenance.

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News Section Icon Published 17/05/2011

Eating less meat has many benefits

A new report from the University of Hohenheim has been released by WWF, which analyses the best ways to feed a growing world population and reduce undernourishment. It finds many benefits to eating less meat in the industrialised world

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News Section Icon Published 09/05/2011

Proposed rabbit farms to be free-range

Having led the successful campaign to get barren battery cages for hens banned across the whole of the European Union (a ban which comes into force next January) Compassion was horrified at the potential increase in factory farming of rabbit

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News Section Icon Published 06/05/2011

And the award goes to...

Here at the Compassion offices, we are celebrating being shortlisted for Campaigner of the Year in the Observer Ethical Awards 2011. The nomination is for our Cows Belong in Fields campaign.

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News Section Icon Published 04/05/2011

Hopping mad!

A reported six applications for battery rabbit farms have been lodged across the UK

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