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News Section Icon Published 18/08/2011

Australia live export ban bill fails

A bill which would have stopped live exports from Australia immediately has failed to pass through parliament but the debate on the practice continues.

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News Section Icon Published 17/08/2011

How "excellent" is Compassion in World Farming?

Compassion is pleased to announce that its Annual Review 2009/2010 has been shortlisted for the Third Sector Excellence Awards 2011! Third Sector is the UK's leading publication for everyone who needs to know what's going on in the voluntary…

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News Section Icon Published 15/08/2011

Hundreds march against live animal exports

Hundreds of people have marched through the streets of Ramsgate to protest against the town's port being used for live animal exports on a weekend of global action against the trade.

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News Section Icon Published 05/08/2011

US Salmonella outbreak: 16,330 tonnes of turkey recalled

According to reports one of the USA's largest poultry producers has recalled over 16,000 tonnes of turkey. The source is yet unknown, but leftover turkey containing the same strain was found in the home of one man known to have died from the…

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News Section Icon Published 01/08/2011

Defra must act on abattoir abuse footage

Compassion is appalled that Jim Paice has not responded to the extremely disturbing footage highlighted by Animal Aid and Sky News and various other media outlets which showed pigs being severely abused and mistreated in a British Abattoir.

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News Section Icon Published 29/07/2011

Video exposes horrific cruelty in Essex Slaughterhouse

Yesterday, Thursday 28 July 2011, investigative footage showing abhorrent cruelty to pigs was brought to our attention.

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News Section Icon Published 27/07/2011

Practical solutions for 'surplus' calves

A recent Viva! investigation highlights the issues surrounding intensive dairy farming.

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News Section Icon Published 15/07/2011

Kent council unanimously condemns live exports

A Kent council opposed to live animal exports from Ramsgate is pressing the government to back an EU movement which could see the end of live exports from the UK.

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News Section Icon Published 14/07/2011

Have some compassion this Fish Dependence Day

Saturday 16 July is "Fish Dependence Day". If we only ate fish from UK seas, next Saturday would mark the day that we ran out of fish for the year. Every year there are fewer fish and we are turning to farmed fish to satisfy demand.

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News Section Icon Published 14/07/2011

Investigation reveals live animal transport nightmare

An investigation by Compassion in World Farming has discovered sheep being transported across Europe in cramped, overloaded trucks with no water.

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