Search icon

Press Releases and Media Statements

News Section Icon Published 6/14/2021

Activists around the world demand a global ban on live exports

Yesterday, 14 June 2021, supporters of leading farm animal welfare charity, Compassion in World Farming, took action for the sixth annual Ban Live Exports: International Awareness Day.

Read more
News Section Icon Published 4/15/2021

Time to End the Cage Age - a ban on cages for farmed animals receives overwhelming support at EU Parliament hearing

The European Parliament held a three-hour public hearing on the End the Cage Age European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI), which was warmly welcomed by the three European Commissioners present during the debate.

Read more
News Section Icon Published 3/23/2021

Deformities, parasite infestations and high death rates: the murky depths of the Scottish salmon industry exposed in new undercover investigation

The biggest ever exposé into the Scottish salmon industry reveals suffering on an industry-wide and endemic scale, breaches in animal welfare legislation and shocking mortality rates.

Read more
News Section Icon Published 3/17/2021

Leading food companies call on the EU to End the Cage Age

Leading food companies across the EU sent a joint letter to the EU Commission and Members of the EU Parliament, calling for a phase out in the use of cages in animal farming, starting with enriched cages for laying hens.

Read more
News Section Icon Published 2/23/2021

Dr Jane Goodall among over 140 scientists calling on EU to end cages in farming

An international group of scientists have sent a letter supporting a citizens’ call to end the use of cages for farmed animals across the EU.

Read more
News Section Icon Published 2/3/2021

Our global food system is the primary driver of biodiversity loss

A new Chatham House report launched today, in partnership with UNEP and Compassion in World Farming, calls for an urgent reform of our food systems.

Read more
News Section Icon Published 12/11/2020

EAT@Home hosts event on sparking a new era for nature-positive food and farming

In collaboration with UNEP, Compassion in World Farming’s Global CEO, Philip Lymbery, presented on the urgent need for a transformation to our food system.

Read more
News Section Icon Published 10/2/2020

End the Cage Age ECI: 1.4 million signatures handed in to the EU Commission

Compassion in World Farming hands in ground-breaking End the Cage Age ECI, signed by 1.4 million people across Europe, calling on the EU to put an end to the use of cages in animal farming.

Read more
News Section Icon Published 9/17/2020

Major financial institutions must stop funding industrial livestock production to prevent future pandemics

94 academics and activists call on financial institutions to stop funding factory farms

Read more
News Section Icon Published 7/13/2020

Confused about fish labels? So are nearly two thirds of UK consumers

Compassion urges certification schemes to improve fish welfare standards

Read more
Globe