Browsing All posts tagged under »compassion in world farming«

‘Cruel Ramsgate live exports to continue’

March 21, 2013

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Today (21st March), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Cruel Ramsgate live exports to continue’. ‘… A hugely disappointing UK court decision has ruled out a Judicial Review of live exports from Ramsgate, Kent, meaning that live animal exports from the port can continue. Opposing the unnecessary suffering […]

‘EU parliament doffs cap to big ag’

March 15, 2013

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Today (15th March), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘EU parliament doffs cap to big ag’. ‘… The European Parliament has rejected the opportunity to embark on the fundamental reforms to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) that are needed in the interest of food security, the environment and […]

‘Spanish pigs suffering’

March 7, 2013

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Today (7th March), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted an item on their web-site titled ‘Spanish pigs suffering’. ‘… Compassion’s latest investigation secured shocking footage of pig farming practices made illegal by EU directives, that are still being used in Spain today. Please be warned that the footage gained may be upsetting for some supporters. […]

‘Paris demo: “No to factory farming”‘

March 6, 2013

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Today (6th March), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Paris demo: “No to factory farming”‘. ‘… Compassion France joined more than 40 organisations including farmers’ unions, environmental and animal welfare charities and their supporters in Paris on Sunday to call for an end to intensive farming in France. […]

live animal export from Northern Ireland to Libya breaches EU Treaty

February 28, 2013

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Today (28th February), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Live export boat docks in Libya’. ‘… A shipment of nearly 3,000 cattle arrived in Libya today after a nine day sea journey from Waterford Ireland, breaching an EU Treaty on animal welfare. Such live exports to Libya are […]

new sow stall regulations: ‘EU takes action on non-compliant countries’

February 27, 2013

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Today (27th February), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘EU takes action on non-compliant countries’. ‘… Having played a key role in the UK’s ban on sow stalls, Compassion welcomes the Commission taking firm action against those countries who continue to flout the ban. Despite having had since […]

‘The Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare launches today’

February 25, 2013

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Today (25th February), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘The Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare launches today’. ‘… The Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare, the first structured benchmark of the world’s leading food companies, provides an objective account of the state of farm animal welfare as […]

‘Horses’ welfare ignored so far’

February 15, 2013

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Today (15th February), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted an item on their web-site titled ‘Horses’ welfare ignored so far’, about the European horse meat crisis. ‘… No-one is trying to downplay the horror of not knowing what is in your food. However, Compassion now has to ask: ‘what about the welfare?’ No-one has commented […]

‘This Valentine’s Day, we ask MEPs to show our cows some love’

February 13, 2013

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Today (13th February), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘This Valentine’s Day, we ask MEPs to show our cows some love’. ‘… Valentine’s Day is only a day away and our Supporting Better Dairy (SBD) campaign is gearing up to send a serious message to MEPs on behalf […]

horsemeat lasagne: CIWF calls for animal products food labelling

February 8, 2013

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Today (8th February), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted an item on their web-site titled ‘Our broken food system’. ‘… In recent weeks, it has become apparent that there is a lack of transparency in how our food is produced. Too often it seems that labels mean next to nothing and we simply don’t know […]

‘EU hens illegally caged’

February 7, 2013

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Today (7th February), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted an item on their web-site titled ‘EU hens illegally caged’. ‘… Compassion understands that there are now only two countries breaking EU law by continuing to keep hens in barren battery cages, a practice outlawed on 1st January 2012. This is welcome news, given that 14 […]

EU: CAP reform and animal welfare

January 25, 2013

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Today (25th January), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted an item on their web-site titled ‘CAP – Back from the brink?’. ‘… The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) provides billions of pounds of taxpayers money to farmers. One of the stated aims of this massive investment is to provide consumers with quality food at fair prices. […]

‘Exposed: EU live exports misery’

January 22, 2013

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Today (22nd January), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted an item on their web-site titled ‘Exposed: EU live exports misery’. ‘… Compassion has linked up with two European animal welfare organisations to call for an immediate end to live exports from the EU. Investigators from Eyes on Animals, Animal Welfare Foundation and Compassion discovered widespread […]

‘Food waste & factory farming’

January 10, 2013

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Today (10th October), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted an item on their web-site titled ‘Food waste & factory farming’. ‘… The media today is full of stories surrounding the vast amount of food we waste.This is due to a new report by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers. According to the report, the reasons include: […]

‘Ireland live exports resurgence?’: contact Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture NOW

January 3, 2013

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Yesterday (2nd January), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Ireland live exports resurgence?’. ‘… This year could very well see a return to live exports of cattle from Ireland to the Middle East, according to recent reports in a national newspaper. The Irish Independent has revealed Egypt, Libya […]

‘Turkey farming in the UK’

December 14, 2012

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Today (14th December), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted an item on their web-site titled ‘Turkey farming in the UK’. ‘… In the run-up to Christmas, many people will be thinking about what to eat on the day itself. For many that means turkey. When it comes to turkeys, Compassion is supportive of systems that […]

Britain: ‘Live export from unknown ports’ – sign e-petition NOW

December 13, 2012

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Today (13th December), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Live export from unknown ports’. ‘… As MPs debate live farm animal exports from Britain in Parliament today, we have released new data that show the number of ports in Britain being used for the live export of farm […]

long-distance live animal transport: debate in parliament on 13th December – email your MP NOW

December 10, 2012

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Today (10th December), the RSPCA emailed an alert to their supporters titled ‘Help end his suffering…’ accompanied by a photo. of a calf behind bars in a transport lorry. ‘… MPs Laura Sandys, Caroline Lucas and Jim Fitzpatrick have successfully secured a long overdue debate in parliament this Thursday, 13 December on the issue of […]

‘EU dairy industry exposed’: email EU Commissioner NOW

December 6, 2012

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Yesterday (5th December), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘EU dairy industry exposed’. ‘… In August this year our investigators visited 52 farms in three countries: Germany, Europe’s largest milk producer, Denmark, where the dairy industry is intensifying and Spain, where cows have little access to pasture. What […]

Britain: ‘Clash over future of livestock exports’

December 2, 2012

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Today (2nd December), an item was posted on the Farmers Weekly web-site titled ‘Clash over future of livestock exports’. ‘… Farm leaders and animal welfare campaigners have clashed over the future of Britain’s livestock export trade. It comes after Thanet District Council abandoned its bid to ban animal exports from the port of Ramsgate in […]