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Press Release Section Icon 17/07/2024

UK first European country to approve lab-grown meat, starting with pet food

Regulators approve Meatly pet product, cultivated chicken made from growing cells

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Press Release Section Icon 17/07/2024

UK Approves Lab-Grown Meat in Pet Food

The UK has become the first country in Europe to approve lab-grown meat. The authorization will specifically allow the use of cultivated chicken, or meat grown from the cells of an egg sample, in a new pet food made by the London-based startup…

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Press Release Section Icon 08/07/2024

Animal welfare group clashes with European poultry trade organisation

Animal welfare group Compassion in World Farming has hit back at claims by the Association of Poultry Producers and Poultry Trade in EU Countries (AVEC) around the additional costs linked to the European Chicken Commitment.

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Press Release Section Icon 03/07/2024

Aldi to improve chicken welfare standards with 20% more space

Aldi is set to provide higher welfare standards for chickens through the introduction of new stocking density requirements for its fresh chicken supplier.

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Press Release Section Icon 03/07/2024

Eat less chicken to mitigate environmental impact of BCC, Compassion in World Farming says

Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) has responded at length to the bombshell report from AVEC, the Association of Poultry Processors and Poultry Trade in the EU Countries, which outlined the considerable financial and environmental costs…

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Press Release Section Icon 02/07/2024

Debate heats up over economic and environmental impacts of higher welfare chicken production

A recent study by AVEC indicates significant economic and environmental costs of European Chicken Commitment (ECC) production. However, Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) claims the report falls short in accounting for the benefits associated…

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Press Release Section Icon 06/06/2024

From pigs on straw in Italy to retailers in Britain

The Bassino family in Northern Italy operates within the Fumagalli concept, producing higher welfare pigs for both the Italian and European markets, including those in the UK.

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Press Release Section Icon 22/05/2024

Compassion Launches ‘Better Chicken’ Identity to Raise Awareness of Broiler Welfare

Compassion in World Farming has launched a new Better Chicken visual identity in response to food businesses who requested support in communication, recognition and understanding of the Better Chicken Commitment (BCC).

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Press Release Section Icon 14/05/2024

UK law to ban live animal exports clears parliament

A UK bill banning the export of livestock for slaughter cleared parliament on Tuesday, with campaigners hailing it as a landmark moment for animal welfare.

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Press Release Section Icon 09/05/2024

Tougher baseline for animal welfare improvements launched

A new baseline for animal welfare improvements has been introduced, with tougher criteria, as investors seek more information on how companies deliver welfare performance.

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