CIWF Logo Food Business
Search icon

Industry News

Press Release Section Icon 18/09/2023

Intensive animal farming is killing the planet. The solution is in our hands

Reports of wildfires, intense heat and floods add an urgency to the climate crisis that surely can’t be ignored. Action must be taken now, and thinking about what food we produce and eat is a positive step we can all take.

Read more
Press Release Section Icon 06/09/2023

Waitrose announces leading animal welfare standards across Italian continental meat

Waitrose has claimed an “industry-leading move” by announcing all of its own brand Italian continental meat is now produced to the highest animal welfare standards.

Read more
Press Release Section Icon 05/09/2023

Waitrose rolls out higher animal welfare rules across all Italian meat suppliers

The supermarket said its Parma ham, mortadella and prosciutto will come from animals that lived life free from confinement in Italy.

Read more
Press Release Section Icon 22/08/2023

Overhaul poultry farming to tackle spread of bird flu, urge campaigners

Report argues chickens should be kept in much smaller flocks and given more space

Read more
Press Release Section Icon 22/08/2023

FrieslandCampina Launches First Alt Meat With New Meat-Free Chicken Brand, Tender'lish

Dutch multinational dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina has launched its first meat-free brand Tender'lish, with a range of alternative chicken products using skimmed milk as a protein base.

Read more
Press Release Section Icon 18/08/2023

Germany to introduce mandatory animal husbandry labelling for meat products

A mandatory animal husbandry labelling system has been approved for use on meat products produced in Germany.

Read more
Press Release Section Icon 14/08/2023

‘This way of farming is really sexy’: the rise of regenerative agriculture

Farmers bringing tired and depleted soil back to life – and boosting food security

Read more
Press Release Section Icon 11/08/2023

Retailers urged to set science-based climate targets as Tesco goal approved

Tesco has become one of the first firms globally to set a validated science-based target for slashing emissions from forests, land and agriculture.

Read more
Press Release Section Icon 09/08/2023

Waitrose working to improve animal welfare within its European pork supply chain

Waitrose is “very close” to ensuring its Italian pork supply chain is “confinement free” by the end of this year, as it progresses with efforts to bring animal standards across its European meat supply chain in line with those in the UK.

Read more
Press Release Section Icon 13/07/2023

RSPCA reports positive reaction to Better Chicken campaign

The RSPCA’s Better Chicken campaign has been backed by over 19,000 people, with respondents demanding their supermarket agree to only sell higher welfare chicken.

Read more

You are using an outdated browser which we do not support. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience and security.

If you have any further questions regarding this, or any other matter, please get in touch with us at We aim to respond to all queries within two working days. However, due to the high volume of correspondence that we receive, it may occasionally take a little longer. Please do bear with us if this is the case. Alternatively, if your query is urgent, you can contact our Supporter Engagement Team on +44 (0)1483 521 953 (lines open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm).