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News Section Icon Published 17/09/2013

Government fails to tackle farm antibiotics

A new UK government report outlines its five year strategy for tackling the growing problem of antibiotic resistance.

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News Section Icon Published 13/09/2013

250,000 Europeans say no to pig suffering

Compassion is so appreciative of everyone who has signed our EU Pig Petition, urging EU countries to comply with the Pigs Directive. In under six months, we have reached the 250,000 mark, an immense achievement.

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News Section Icon Published 11/09/2013

Getting to the meat of our consumption habits

We are always on the lookout for juicy data that explores our relationship with food. So we were fascinated by a recent EU Commission survey that gives great insights into dietary habits around Europe.

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News Section Icon Published 04/09/2013

Germany’s factory-farming frontline

Compassion campaigner Jonty has just returned from a trip to the frontline of industrial farming in Germany – a chicken-processing factory that plans to double its output from 200,000 to 400,000 birds every day.

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News Section Icon Published 30/08/2013

Sheep suffer on journey to Germany

Our new investigation into the live export trade has revealed British sheep being transported on a gruelling route from the UK to Germany.

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News Section Icon Published 28/08/2013

Food, farming and friendships on a shoestring

It’s said that travel broadens the mind and food nourishes the body. Well, how about combining both? Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF) offers anyone the chance to work on an organic farm anywhere in the world. And the price?

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News Section Icon Published 27/08/2013

New live export horrors

These British sheep and lambs have been transported from English fields to dimly lit sheds in France in the height of summer.

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News Section Icon Published 21/08/2013

Hack to the future: reimaging the future of meat

Forward-thinking foodies are coming together more and more to try to solve the problem of our unsustainable food system. Hack//Meat – a Silicon Valley event designed to "reimagine the future of meat" – is a great example of this.

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News Section Icon Published 14/08/2013

Eat Me Please! Charting the rise of "suicide food"

We're fascinated by blogger Ben Grossblatt’s thoughts on "suicide food" – cartoon images of farm animals that look delighted at the prospect of being eaten. Here, we explore how this bizarre trend may be undermining our relationship with food.

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News Section Icon Published 12/08/2013

Supporters marched against live exports

Compassion in World Farming held a peaceful march in London, protesting against the live export of farm animals. The march called on the UK government to take action to allow UK ports to refuse to accept live exports.

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