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Undercover investigations can provide powerful evidence of the inherent cruelty of factory farming. Since 1996, Compassion has produced and, more recently, commissioned many high-impact investigations. The brave people involved in such projects often work covertly to get the real story, obtaining images that are often harrowing – but that is the dismal reality of factory farming.

The widespread press coverage that many of these investigations has generated has helped to raise crucial public awareness of the devastating impact that intensive farming has on animal welfare. These investigations can also strengthen our calls to decision makers for change, by providing compelling visual evidence of the cruelty of factory farming.

Follow the links below to discover the many investigations Compassion has produced and commissioned over the past two decades, starting with some of our most recent examples. Please be aware - you may find some of the footage distressing.


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