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Press Release Section Icon 09/04/2024

Sainsbury’s launches new ‘Good to Know’ campaign in stores

Sainsbury’s has launched a new marketing campaign aimed at playing up its supply chain and sustainability credentials in store.

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Press Release Section Icon 08/04/2024

Egg industry has ‘serious concerns’ over Scottish cage ban despite welfare campaigner support

The Scottish government has announced a new consultation on outlawing the use of cages to house hens involved in egg production.

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Press Release Section Icon 26/03/2024

Lidl cuts chicken stocking densities in animal welfare boost

Lidl reduces its maximum stocking density to 30kg/sq m for own-label fresh chicken but is yet to introduce slower-growing breeds

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Press Release Section Icon 20/03/2024

ChickenTrack Report 2023 Unveils Progress, but more Retailers Urged to Join Better Chicken Movement

Compassion in World Farming has today (20 March 2024) launched its second annual European ChickenTrack Report measuring company progress towards meeting the higher welfare requirements of the Better Chicken Commitment (BCC).

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Press Release Section Icon 20/03/2024

Progress on Better Chicken Commitment ‘falling behind’, warns Compassion in World Farming

More UK supermarkets will need to sign up to the Better Chicken Commitment if the British poultry sector is to “raise the baseline standard of chicken”, Compassion in World Farming has urged.

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Press Release Section Icon 18/03/2024

Animal campaigners launch legal action against EU over cage-free ban

CIWF has launched legal action against the European Commission for its failure to deliver its cage-free farming ban pledge.

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Press Release Section Icon 10/02/2024

Calls for EU legislators to ban cages for layers

Calls for the European Union to deliver on its promised ban on the use of cages for farmed animals have been made by animal welfare charity Compassion in World Farming in its latest EggTrack 2023 report.

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Press Release Section Icon 08/02/2024

McDonald’s meets US cage-free pledge goal two years early

McDonald’s announced it has achieved its 100% cage-free egg sourcing goal in its U.S. locations two years ahead of its original timeline.

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Press Release Section Icon 24/01/2024

EggTrack 2023 Reports Progress on Cage-free Eggs

EggTrack 2023 indicates food companies are focused on providing a cage-free life for egg-laying hens, despite the ongoing challenges from avian influenza, inflation and the war in Ukraine, but without their actions being reinforced by…

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Press Release Section Icon 24/01/2024

Lack of government support could derail cage-free egg ambitions, report warns

Compassion in World Farming has called for increased engagement and legislation to support voluntary moves to end the ‘cage age’

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