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News Section Icon Published 4/9/2024

Octopus farm must be stopped, say campaigners, as new documents reveal plans were reckless and threatened environment, wildlife and public health

Environment report was insufficient & exposes ‘hypocrisy’ of Nueva Pescanova’s sustainability claims

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News Section Icon Published 3/19/2024

Second European ChickenTrack report shows food companies making strides to improve chicken welfare, but more must be done

Over one-third of companies analysed failing to report any progress on meeting Better Chicken Commitment

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News Section Icon Published 3/17/2024

Campaigners launch legal action against European Commission for failing to deliver caged farming ban

The Citizens’ Committee of the successful End the Cage Age ECI has today launched legal action against the European Commission over its failure to deliver its commitment to ban caged farming

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News Section Icon Published 2/22/2024

Dr Amir Khan, Henry Dimbleby and other thought leaders join Compassion at Oxford Literary Festival

Farming & food systems, faith & animal welfare, and the politics of food among issues to be explored at annual Festival for writers and readers

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News Section Icon Published 2/8/2024

A shocking number of fishes are caught from the wild and fed to farmed animals rather than people

A groundbreaking study published today reveals the vast number of wild-caught fish used for fishmeal & oil, mainly fed to farmed animals, not people

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News Section Icon Published 1/30/2024

Vets urged to help ban live exports to non-EU countries

NGOs join forces to call on veterinary organisations to highlight welfare threat to farmed animals when exported from the EU

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News Section Icon Published 1/24/2024

Compassion demands legislators ban cages to underpin industry progress outlined in EggTrack 2023

Compassion in World Farming is calling on legislators to ban caged animal farming to underpin the voluntary progress made by businesses towards cage-free production reflected in its latest Eggtrack report

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News Section Icon Published 12/7/2023

EU live transport proposal not enough to end animal suffering, say animal welfare campaigners

The European Commission’s proposal to reform rules for the transport of live animals is simply not enough to end the suffering of the millions of live EU animals transported on long journeys.

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News Section Icon Published 12/4/2023

COP28 Declaration on health and climate welcomed

On the first ever Health Day at COP, the COP28 Presidency announced the ‘COP28 UAE Declaration on Climate and Health’

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News Section Icon Published 11/28/2023

True horror of EU live animal transport masked in official records 

Shocking new report reveals suffering endured by around 44 million farmed animals a year – including unweaned calves and lambs – on horrific journeys lasting up to three weeks

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