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Press Release Section Icon 26/05/2023

‘Frankenchicken’ judicial review rejected by High Court

The High Court this week rejected a legal challenge by welfare charity The Humane League – supported by evidence from the RSPCA – which claimed Defra’s permitting of the rearing of the birds was unlawful in relation to the Welfare of Farmed…

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Press Release Section Icon 22/05/2023

Co-op to reduce maximum chicken stocking density

The Co-op commits to lower the maximum stocking density of the chickens in its supply chain to 30kg/m2 but is against adopting the Better Chicken Commitment – something 96% of the retailer’s members has voted in favour of.

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Press Release Section Icon 22/05/2023

‘More Money, More Meat’: eating to extinction

A new report has revealed the globe’s first national reduction targets for animal-sourced foods, saying it will help ensure the future of humanity.

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Press Release Section Icon 21/05/2023

Co-op members and board at odds over AGM vote on chicken welfare

Motion to adopt Better Chicken Commitment carried by 96% but directors cited need for low prices

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Press Release Section Icon 19/05/2023

I’ve campaigned for decades against the horrific lives factory-farmed chickens lead – but now there’s hope

A shift in supermarkets’ attitudes and a new judicial review could at last make us face up to this blot on our moral conscience

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Press Release Section Icon 16/05/2023

Shift to Better Chicken Commitment gains momentum across Europe

The European ChickenTrack Report measures how fast the companies who have signed up to the standard are meeting their commitments.

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Press Release Section Icon 12/05/2023

Support growing for Better Chicken Commitment across Europe

Retailers and poultry firms are transitioning towards the Better Chicken Commitment requirements despite an international backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine, rising inflation and the continued prevalence of avian influenza.

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Press Release Section Icon 08/05/2023

M&S launches new TV ad campaign with celebrity chef Tom Kerridge

M&S launches new multi-channel ad campaign following celebrity chef Tom Kerridge as he visits farms supplying the retailer its Oakham Gold RSPCA Assured chicken

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