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Press Release Section Icon 1/13/2022

Almost 900 thousand European citizens call on MEPs to ban cruel live exports

A petition calling for an EU ban on the live export to third countries of farmed animals with almost 900,000 signatures has been submitted today (January 13, 2022) to the European Parliament by Compassion in World Farming, FOUR PAWS, WeMove…

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Press Release Section Icon 12/20/2021

Eat Plants for a Change in the New Year

Compassion in World Farming encourages consumers to eat more plants and provides resources to help consumers keep their New Year’s resolutions.

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Press Release Section Icon 12/15/2021

AIM for Climate Misses the Mark

Compassion in World Farming is writing to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) calling for the US-backed Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM for Climate, or AIM4C) to be expanded to fund and implement equitable…

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Press Release Section Icon 11/17/2021

Progress towards cage-free egg commitments continues despite supply chain disruptions

Despite supply chain disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, companies and producers continue to make progress on their commitments to source eggs from cage-free hens, according to the fifth annual EggTrack report.

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Press Release Section Icon 11/5/2021

New report warns of climate catastrophe without urgent action to cut meat consumption

Global meat and dairy consumption must be dramatically reduced if we are to avert a climate catastrophe – that’s the clear conclusion of a new report released November 5 at COP26 by the international charity Compassion in World Farming.

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Press Release Section Icon 11/1/2021

Over 100 NGOs and high-profile figures urge world leaders to address the impact of animal agriculture on climate change

As world leaders and a conference of Parties gather in Glasgow for COP26, over 100 NGOs and prominent figures have joined forces to call on national governments to address the impact of food and animal agriculture to avert a climate catastrophe.

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Press Release Section Icon 10/8/2021

Animal welfare campaigners urge Governor Ige to pull support for octopus factory farming

Compassion in World Farming has written to Governor David Ige urging him to withdraw government support for the USA’s only octopus farm.

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Press Release Section Icon 10/8/2021

New report launched on World Octopus Day reveals eight reasons why octopus farming must be stopped

The report— “Octopus Factory Farming – A Recipe for Disaster” —reveals how plans to expand octopus factory farming are bad for animals and our planet.

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Press Release Section Icon 9/21/2021

United Nations Food System Summit is the first of its kind

The UN Food System Summit will focus on what we can do, working together, to transform the way the world produces, consumes, and thinks about food. It's time for the people's summit- and you're invited to take part.

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Press Release Section Icon 8/18/2021

Sprouts Farmers Market Commits to Improving Broiler Chicken Welfare

Sprouts Farmers Market, which has more than 360 stores in 23 states, released an updated animal welfare commitment after two years of discussions with animal welfare organizations such as Compassion in World Farming

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