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News Section Icon Published 17/09/2013

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…

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News Section Icon Published 20/06/2013

Call for entries

Call for entries at our European Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards

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News Section Icon Published 22/03/2013

Recognition in Guardian Awards longlist

Food Business programme makes longlist of Guardian Sustainable Business Awards

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News Section Icon Published 08/03/2013

Compassion launches Supermarket Survey

Every other year we survey all leading UK supermarkets - this survey is now open to European retailers.

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News Section Icon Published 06/03/2013

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 chain

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News Section Icon Published 25/02/2013

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.

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News Section Icon Published 14/01/2013

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.

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News Section Icon Published 26/10/2012

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.

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News Section Icon Published 28/09/2012

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.

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News Section Icon Published 12/09/2012

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.

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