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Eat less red meat to help save the planet, say academics - Telegraph

1, September 2014

Westerners should eat just two portions of red meat a week to prevent devastating climate change which would be sparked by increasing agricultural production

Eating an egg-based brunch right now? You might want to put your fork down | Chris Rodley | Comment is free |

1, September 2014

About 12m caged chickens live miserably in Australian battery farms. We have a moral responsibility to act on it by avoiding cage eggs, but instead we choose to look away

Badger cull 'vital' to tackle bovine TB, says Eustice - 29/08/2014 - Farmers Weekly

29, August 2014

Farm minister George Eustice has defended the government’s decision to authorise badger culling for a second year in the face of criticism from opposition leaders and animal welfare groups.

Is the poultry industry misleading Indians about antibiotics use? | Health News | Health Research | Diet & Weight Loss Tips | Health Products | Medicines & Drugs |

29, August 2014

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) Thursday rubbished claims made by the poultry industry that antibiotic residues found in Indian chicken were lower than the EU standard and accused it of ‘misleading’ the people. The CSE reiterated its earlier stand that large-scale use of antibiotics in the poultry industry has led to antibiotic resistance in Indians who are falling prey to many otherwise curable ailments. ’The poultry industry is misleading the public by saying that residues found in Indian chicken are lower than the EU standards,’ the CSE said in a statement.

Lidl ups pressure on rivals as Tesco’s market share dwindles - Business News - Business - The Independent

29, August 2014

Lidl is poised to up the pressure on its larger rivals as it targets sales of more than £4bn this year, just a day after the full extent of the devastating impact it, and rival Aldi, are having on market leader Tesco was revealed.

TTIP will sacrifice food safety for faster trade, warn NGOs | EurActiv

29, August 2014

EXCLUSIVE/ The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will irreversibly put EU consumers and animals at risk, the European Commission will be warned today (28 August). Civil society organisations will hit

Immediate EU Response Needed for Russian Exports Ban - The Pig Site

29, August 2014

EU - Irish Farmers Association (IFA) President Eddie Downey has called on the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, to take immediate steps to force an effective response from the EU Commissioner for Agriculture, to the Russian ban on food exports.

Is this why we're all so fat? Junk food can kill your appetite for anything healthy, scientists warn | Mail Online

29, August 2014

A diet laden with burgers and fries, dripping with sweet treats and saturated in pies could kill our appetite for healthy foods, scientists warn.


29, August 2014

Animals Actually encourages children to eat healthily and to be kind to animals and people through books, music, videos and games!

BBC News - Food poverty: Experts issue malnutrition health warning

28, August 2014

The Faculty of Public Health said conditions like rickets were becoming more apparent because people could not afford quality food in their diet.