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News Section Icon Published 20/01/2011

Bill Oddie on the Daily Politics Show

Bill Oddie conservationist and supporter of Compassion's "Cows Belong in Fields" campaign appeared on The Daily Politics Show (11th January 2011).

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News Section Icon Published 19/01/2011

European Commission stands firm on battery cage ban

On 19 January 2011, the EC held a meeting in Brussels about the barren battery cage ban. Compassion joined government and industry representatives to discuss the implementation of the ban and ensure that hen welfare remains at the heart of the…

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News Section Icon Published 19/01/2011

High welfare food is not just for people

The high welfare message is being championed by an ever expanding range of companies. Now pet owners can choose pet food that reflects their own values on animal welfare.

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News Section Icon Published 18/01/2011

Environment Agency objects to Nocton Dairies

The Environment Agency has published a detailed and damning objection to Nocton Dairies' plans for a "mega-dairy" in Lincolnshire. The objection filed on North Kesteven District Council's (NKDC) website, is seen as a devastating blow to the…

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News Section Icon Published 14/01/2011

GM chicken will not prevent spread of bird flu

It was widely reported in press (14th January) that a group of British scientists have developed "a way of curbing the spread of avian flu with the help of genetically modified chickens that do not spread the virus"

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News Section Icon Published 12/01/2011

65,000 say no to Nocton

Compassion would like to thank all of its supporters who have objected to Nocton Dairies' plans for a "mega-dairy" in rural Lincolnshire - where over 3,700 cows will be housed indoors with little or no access to outdoor grazing.

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News Section Icon Published 11/01/2011


Compassion in World Farming is extremely concerned by a report of appalling treatment of pigs in the Republic of Korea as part of the culling operations due to foot and mouth disease (FMD).According to the Korean Times, the Ministry of Food…

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News Section Icon Published 07/01/2011

Defra antibiotic advertising decision is a risk to humans

"The use of antimicrobials* in animals is an important factor in the development of resistance in some organisms, particularly those organisms associated with food poisoning in man"

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News Section Icon Published 04/01/2011

The countdown gains celebrity support

Coronation Street actress Kate Ford, Bill Oddie and Green MP Caroline Lucas, have joined Compassion to announce that the final countdown is now on to oppose plans for the UK's first 'mega-dairy' in Lincolnshire and encourage everyone to object…

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