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Press Release Section Icon 8/25/2022

Momentum for higher welfare broiler chicken grows as nine leading food businesses join the U.S. Working Group for Broiler Welfare

Nine new leading food businesses join the U.S. Working Group for Broiler Welfare, bringing the group to 16 members.

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Press Release Section Icon 7/7/2022

Major new undercover investigation reveals cruelty, torment and frustration of sows in European farms—including suppliers of "premium" hams such as Parma and Bayonne

A major new investigation by Compassion in World Farming reveals the immense suffering of sows in cage systems on European farms—including those supplying products popular in the U.S. such as "premium” Parma and Bayonne hams.

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Press Release Section Icon 6/29/2022

Statement regarding the thousands of cattle killed by days of intense heat in Kansas

Heat waves in the U.S. are a significant threat to beef cattle, with an average of 5,000 cattle lost yearly due to heat stress.

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Press Release Section Icon 6/15/2022

International Food Companies recognized for achievements at the 2022 Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards

Compassion in World Farming is delighted to announce the winners of its 2022 Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards,

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Press Release Section Icon 6/13/2022

Compassion calls for action to stop live exports following the tragedy in which 15,000 sheep die in Red Sea

Compassion in World Farming responds to the tragedy in which 15,000 sheep die in Red Sea

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Press Release Section Icon 6/10/2022

Statement on USDA's "food system must change" narrative

Compassion in World Farming's statement in response to the USDA's "food system must change" narrative

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Press Release Section Icon 6/7/2022

Public urged to take part in global action against cruel trade on Ban Live Exports: International Awareness Day

Compassion in World Farming is urging animal lovers across the globe to unite in a show of support for a ban on the cruel trade of live animal exports on June 14 as part of the seventh annual Ban Live Exports: International Awareness Day.

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Press Release Section Icon 5/9/2022

Statement on U.S. Bird Flu Outbreak

The Bird Flu outbreak is propagated mainly by migrating wild birds swarming above farms and leaving droppings that get tracked into poultry houses. Factory farming provides the perfect breeding ground for these outbreaks.

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Press Release Section Icon 5/5/2022

Statement on Inhumane Slaughter on US Egg Factory Farm in Iowa

What has happened at the world's largest egg factory plant in Rembrandt, Iowa, is an example of how the future of humanity is at stake. We simply cannot allow factory farming to continue ruining the health, well-being, food security, and…

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Press Release Section Icon 5/5/2022

Statement on Avian Flu in all North American Flyways

The risk of the spread of bird flu would be greatly reduced by reducing our addiction to factory-farmed meat and keeping chickens in smaller, less crowded groups and using breeds that have a naturally higher resistance to disease.

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