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Selling Off the Farm

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a free trade agreement being negotiated between the European Union and the United States.

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Why fluoroquinolone in poultry should be banned

Fluoroquinolones are antibiotics classified by the World Health Organization as ‘critically important in human medicine’ due to their importance for treating infections such as…

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Farm Animal Cloning Factsheet

The first mammal cloned from an adult cell was Dolly the sheep in 1996. The process that created Dolly is called somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT). Since then, many other…

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A Way Forward for Crisis-Hit EU Dairy and Pig Sectors

The EU pig and dairy sectors are being engulfed by a crisis of overproduction and falling prices. Agriculture Ministers are looking to help farmers with intervention measures to…

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Paris Climate Agreement & 2030 Sustainable Development Goals

Two closely linked agreements are the Paris Climate Agreement and the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A crucial challenge for the world for 2016 and beyond is…

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Cheap Food Costs Dear

Compassion in World Farming’s new report examines the massive costs that arise from industrial livestock production’s damaging impact on human health, natural resources and animal…

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Report on welfare of EU dairy cows

This report from Compassion in World Farming and Eurogroup for Animals looks at the serious health and welfare problems suffered by dairy cows in the European Union. It examines…

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Religious Views on Factory Farming

A briefing that examines the teachings of the main faiths on human attitudes to animals

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The Twin Myths of Efficiency and Necessity

It is widely assumed that food production must increase by 70% to feed the growing world population and accordingly that further industrialisation of livestock production is…

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Antimicrobial resistance - 2015 briefing

Why the irresponsible use of antibiotics in agriculture must stop

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