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Sheila Dillon to host Compassion Awards
We are pleased to announce that food journalist and presenter of BBC Radio 4’s ‘The Food Programme’, Sheila Dillon is to host our Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards this year, which will take place in Paris on Wednesday 30 October at the Salle…Read more
The importance of food provenance and welfare
The recent horsemeat scandal has raised obvious issues of food provenance, consumer trust and the need for greater transparency and traceability in the supply chainRead more
First BBFAW report launches
The first Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) has been launched, releasing the results of how 68 of the world’s largest food companies manage farm animal welfare in their supply chains.Read more
Group housing for sows - new EU legislation!
In 2001, the EU agreed the Pigs Directive (2008/120/EC), laying down minimum standards for the protection of pigs. One of the outcomes was the partial ban on the use of sow stalls for all pig holdings from 1st January 2013.Read more
Paris raises a glass to Award winners
Fresh from the success of the UK Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards in September, Compassion held another evening of celebrations on 25th October in Paris.Read more
Big Businesses Celebrate at Compassion Awards
The increasing importance of farm animal welfare to big businesses was ably demonstrated last night at Compassion’s 6th annual Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards.Read more
Compassion Withdraws Morrisons' Award
Regrettably, Compassion has withdrawn Morrisons’ prestigious Good Egg Commendation after the supermarket decided to re-introduce eggs from caged hens across its own-brand M-Savers range.Read more