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Feeding the Planet - Building on the Milan Charter

The Milan Charter is designed to be the legacy of EXPO 2015.  It helpfully identifies the major challenges related to food as “combating undernutrition, malnutrition and waste”…

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Briefing: Climate Change Agreement December 2015

New International Agreement on Climate Change planned for adoption in December 2015: Livestock Sector’s Role

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The Impact of the World Trade Organisation Rules on Animal Welfare

What impact do WTO rules have on animal welfare? The conventional view is that, while a WTO member country may prohibit the use of cruel farming practices in its own jurisdiction…

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Factory farming: How a ruinous system is kept afloat

Despite the vast body of evidence that shows factory farming to be a bad thing for animals, communities, our health and the planet, the spread of this backwards system of…

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TTIP: a recipe for disaster

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a proposed free trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and the United States (US). Proponents argue that it…

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Access to Justice

We argue that an examination of European Commission's policies finds a failure to respect Article 13. Animal welfare organisations are unable to challenge the Commission’s failure…

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Position paper on sustainability and livestock

The Food Security, Sustainability, Public Health and Animal Welfare Implications of Livestock Production, November 2014.

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Economic implications of improved standards

The economic implications of introducing higher standards of animal welfare are complex and may vary between countries depending on factors such as differing costs of land…

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A Sustainable Food Policy for Europe

Towards a sustainable, nourishing and humane food policy for Europe and globally.

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Fats, Farming and Food

This briefing describes the different types of dietary fats, and which to eat and which to avoid.

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