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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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