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Press Release Section Icon 1/31/2023

Americans expected to consume more than 160 million plant-based chicken wings during Super Bowl for second year in a row

More than ten million Americans are expected to consume approximately 160 million plant-based chicken wings, as the pace of pace of growth in the sector relents.

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Press Release Section Icon 1/9/2023

Is 2023 set to be a game-changer for lab-grown meat?

2023 could be the year that developments in alternative proteins bring major changes to what we eat

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Press Release Section Icon 11/21/2022

Compassion responds to COP27 outcomes

Progress on agriculture at COP27 is welcome but action from world leaders is needed to transform the global food system

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Press Release Section Icon 11/16/2022

Global cage-free progress increasing, sixth EggTrack report by Compassion in World Farming reveals

More companies than ever are making global commitments towards cage-free production, according to the sixth annual EggTrack report by Compassion in World Farming.

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Press Release Section Icon 11/12/2022

American public agrees – factory farming industry putting profits ahead of climate and animals

New international opinion polls and billboards in capital cities mark launch of major new celebrity-backed global movement to end factory farming

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Press Release Section Icon 10/7/2022

World Octopus Day: NGOs unite to call for EU ban on cruel octopus factory farming

Compassion in World Farming has joined forces with NGOs from all over Europe and beyond to call on the EU to ban the cruel and environmentally damaging practice of octopus farming.

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Press Release Section Icon 9/28/2022

Compassion in World Farming welcomes first fish certification welfare standards but says “more must be done”

More needs to be done to improve the lives of fish who suffer silently in underwater factory farms

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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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