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News Section Icon Published 16/10/2013

The food waste scandal

The meat equivalent of 50 million chickens, 1.5 million pigs and 100,000 beef cattle is being wasted by UK households every year, according to new estimates Compassion has released for World Food Day on October 16th.

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News Section Icon Published 14/10/2013

The true cost of cheap food

Compassion is delighted our partners the Sustainable Food Trust are holding their first public conference on the 6th December 2013 at the Royal Geographical Society in London.

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News Section Icon Published 11/10/2013

How to prevent another horsemeat scandal

It has recently been reported that a 2010 re-organisation blurred the areas of responsibilities between the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Food Standards Agency.

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News Section Icon Published 09/10/2013

Fast foodies – the rise of sustainable fast food

The term "fast food" has, for a long time, conjured up images of greasy burgers, fat-drenched chips and limp lettuce leaves. But it seems that these two "dirty" words are cleaning up their act.

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News Section Icon Published 02/10/2013

Video games and the future of farming

Video games and virtual worlds are big business – recent releases, such as Grand Theft Auto V, have budgets that rival Hollywood blockbusters. But could we use gaming to create social value as well as entertainment? We take a look.

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News Section Icon Published 01/10/2013

Bake with Compassion is back

During October, we are inviting people to 'Bake with Compassion', by baking with higher animal welfare or vegan ingredients. By baking using free-range or organic eggs, organic dairy products our supporters are backing higher welfare standards.

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News Section Icon Published 01/10/2013

Proposed Indian mega dairy is halted

A proposed Indian mega dairy, which would have been the largest dairy farm in India, has been thwarted.

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