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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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News Section Icon Published 29/09/2013

'Feedlot' exposed in Lincolnshire

Compassion in World Farming has exposed an American style 'feedlot' in Louth, Lincolnshire. In America, cattle are often kept in barren, grass-less crowded pens known as feedlots.

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News Section Icon Published 25/09/2013

Painting a picture of a food revolution

Farming scenes have always formed an important part of our artistic heritage, providing a fascinating record of agriculture in a bygone era. But these works also paint an inspiring picture of how we should be producing food in the future.

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News Section Icon Published 24/09/2013

Joanna Lumley stands up for EU pigs

On Tuesday, 24th September, Joanna Lumley and Dan Jørgensen MEP revealed the shocking results of an investigation by Compassion in World Farming, exposing widespread breaches of EU law in place to protect pigs.

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News Section Icon Published 18/09/2013

Bold new animation takes on "Big Ag’

Its message is haunting, its style is charming – this is the latest ad from fast-food chain Chipotle to slam the intensive-livestock system, and it does so in three minutes flat.

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News Section Icon Published 17/09/2013

Dark age of pig production looms

Compassion in World Farming fears that global competition and investment are driving intensification and expansion of mega pig farms. Two recently reported news stories are indicative of a move towards more intensive pig farming:

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