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News Section Icon Published 6/27/2024

‘Animal welfare, environment and democracy at stake’ say NGOs joining landmark End the Cage Age legal action

Several major European NGOs will today (27 June) ask the European Court of Justice to allow them to join the landmark End the Cage Age (EtCA) legal action against the European Commission.

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News Section Icon Published 6/12/2024

Momentum builds for further live export bans as campaigners mark international awareness day

Call for countries to follow Great Britain’s lead in banning cruel trade in live animals as activists take part in mass online action

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News Section Icon Published 5/14/2024

Compassion in World Farming welcomes ban on live exports from Great Britain

A ban on the cruel trade in live animal exports has passed its final stage in Parliament and will soon be enshrined in law

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News Section Icon Published 4/25/2024

New Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare reveals progress on commitments but lack of implementation

Relaunched benchmark raises the bar for 150 leading international food companies on animal welfare criteria

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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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