Browsing All Posts published on »September, 2012«

‘Fortnum’s to investigate claims of cruelty made in undercover film at foie gras farms’

September 30, 2012

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Today (30th September), an item was posted on guardian.co.uk titled ‘Fortnum’s to investigate claims of cruelty made in undercover film at foie gras farms’. ‘… Activists’ footage suggests French law broken as force-fed geese unable to move – One of the country’s most prestigious stores has pledged to investigate claims of animal mistreatment at farms […]

‘Tempers rising over badger cull as farmers confront activists’

September 30, 2012

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Yesterday (29th September), an item was posted on guardian.co.uk titled ‘Tempers rising over badger cull as farmers confront activists’. ‘… As saboteurs mobilise and signatures on the e-petition of rock star Brian May soar, tensions are running high over plans to eradicate bovine TB in a shooting campaign – a policy which a government adviser […]

Mexico: ‘Animal welfare organizations sabotage bullfight exhibition in Morelia’

September 30, 2012

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Yesterday (29th September), an item was posted on demotix.com titled ‘Animal welfare organizations sabotage bullfight exhibition in Morelia’, which consists of a gallery of images with captions and a paragraph of text. ‘… After an official of the municipality of Morelia suggest having bullfighting exhibitions in public places, animal protection organizations responded with protests for […]

‘Australia’s plan for shark attacks? Attack the sharks’

September 29, 2012

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Today (29th September), an item was posted on the web-site of the Los Angeles Times titled ‘Australia’s plan for shark attacks? Attack the sharks’. ‘… Got Jaws? There’s been an uptick in fatal shark attacks off Western Australia in the last year.  The reasons are unclear, but the government thinks it has a solution: Kill […]

Australia: ‘Adelaide live export rally’

September 29, 2012

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Today (29th September), a brief news item was posted on the Australian Sky NEWS web-site titled ‘Adelaide live export rally’. ‘… Protesters in Adelaide have taken to the streets as part of a renewed call for a ban on live animal exports. Around 150 people gathered on the steps of parliament house in the South […]

Australia: ‘Labor MP to push for live exports ban’

September 29, 2012

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Today (29th September), an item was posted on titled ‘Labor MP to push for live exports ban’. ‘… A Labor MP has thrown her support behind calls for a ban on the export of live animals after the slaughter of thousands of Australian sheep in Pakistan. Almost half a shipment of 21,000 Australia sheep were […]

‘Labour leader Ed Miliband against Gloucestershire badger cull’

September 29, 2012

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Today (29th September), an item was posted on thisisgloucestershire.co.uk titled ‘Labour leader Ed Miliband against Gloucestershire badger cull’. ‘… Labour leader Ed Miliband is against a badger cull, he has revealed as he sets out his plan to win the West seats needed for the return to power. has revealed how he plans to take […]

‘Badger cull warning posters appear in Gloucestershire’

September 29, 2012

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Today (29th September), an item was posted on the BBC news web-site titled ‘Badger cull warning posters appear in Gloucestershire’. ‘… Warning posters highlighting badger culling have appeared in parts of Gloucestershire. The posters, which indicate “firing in this area”, have been put up on road signs in Chaceley and Forthampton villages. A phone number […]

‘New head of RSPCA vows to take on Government over hunting and badger cull’

September 29, 2012

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Today (29th September), an item was posted on telegraph.co.uk titled ‘New head of RSPCA vows to take on Government over hunting and badger cull’. ‘… The new head of the RSPCA has vowed to take the animal welfare movement back to its activist roots by challenging the Government on “shabby back room political deals” like […]

hunt saboteurs in action today

September 29, 2012

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Today (29th September), as it is a Saturday during the fox cub hunting season, fox hunts around the country will be out trying to kill fox cubs and any adult foxes which they can find – including in Essex and Suffolk. Volunteer hunt saboteurs will also be out, trying to save  lives and record any […]

fab. vegan recipe of the day: baked vegetable stew with raw onion

September 28, 2012

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Today (28th September), Miriam posted a fab. new vegan recipe on her Mouthwatering Vegan web-site titled ‘Baked stew like my Mamma used to make’, which is for a baked vegetable stew served with raw onion. ‘… Winter is approaching, time is short and comfort is yearned for, and that is why I have created this […]

‘Badger vaccination scheme challenges government cull’

September 28, 2012

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Today (28th September), an item was posted on the BBC news web-site titled ‘Badger vaccination scheme challenges government cull’. ‘… The first badgers have been vaccinated as part of a scheme to cut the spread of tuberculosis (TB) among cattle in north Shropshire and south Cheshire. The five-year project, led by the Shropshire and Cheshire […]

Nottingham: ‘Animal rights protest against badger cull’

September 28, 2012

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Today (28th September), a news item was posted on thisisnottingham.co.uk titled ‘Animal rights protest against badger cull’. ‘… ANIMAL rights protesters gathered outside Tesco in Angel Row to protest against the cull of badgers. The Government plans to cull badgers in an attempt to control the spread of bovine TB among cattle. Members of Nottingham […]

‘Charity’s “graphic example” in protest against badger cull’

September 28, 2012

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Today (28th September), a news item was posted on thisissomerset.co.uk titled ‘Charity’s “graphic example” in protest against badger cull’. ‘… A badger protection charity has released a photo of an animal that was shot dead and found beside a public footpath. The Badger Trust says it is releasing the image as “a graphic example” of […]

‘Badger cull could be scuppered by health and safety’

September 28, 2012

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Today (28th September), an item was posted on telegraph.co.uk titled ‘Badger cull could be scuppered by health and safety’. ‘… A licence has been issued to kill thousands of badgers over 100 square miles of West Gloucestershire in an attempt to eradicate the threat of tuberculosis to cattle . However councillors at Gloucestershire County Council, […]

‘Badger cull: not in this farmer’s name’

September 28, 2012

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Today (28th September), an item was posted on guardian.co.uk titled ‘Badger cull: not in this farmer’s name’, written by a farmer. ‘… I farm in the cull area, and I know that killing badgers will not stop bovine TB – the answer lies in better farming practice – The government justifies a badger cull by […]

Port of Ipswich: ‘Suspension of live animal exports welcomed by RSPCA’

September 28, 2012

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Today (28th September), a news item was posted on guardian.co.uk titled ‘Suspension of live animal exports welcomed by RSPCA’. ‘… No British ports are exporting live animals after Ipswich halted sailings until further notice following animal welfare concerns – Live exports of farm animals has been halted with no British ports now operating the trade […]

‘Ipswich port stops export of live animals’

September 28, 2012

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Today (28th September), an item was posted on the ITV news web-site titled ‘Ipswich port stops export of live animals’. ‘… Animal rights protestors are celebrating after the owners of the Port of Ipswich decided to suspend the export of live animals until further notice. It comes just a week after the first shipment of […]

‘Ipswich live exports meeting’

September 28, 2012

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Yesterday (27th September), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Ipswich live exports meeting’. ‘… Ben Gummer MP will be among those attending a public meeting in the Council Chamber of Ipswich Town Hall and Corn Exchange tomorrow (Friday 28th September) at 7pm. Compassion and the RSPCA have called […]

‘Lancashire badger group accuses farming union of misleading members’

September 27, 2012

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Today (27th September), a brief item was posted on lancashiretelegraph.co.uk titled ‘Lancashire badger group accuses farming union of misleading members’. ‘… A LANCASHIRE badger group has accused the National Farmer’s Union of misleading its members and the public over badger persecution. The NFU are backing Government plans to start a national badger cull in the […]