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News Section Icon Published 25/04/2012

Dancing cows video goes viral!

In March 2012, Compassion visited two of our Good Farm Animal Welfare Award winners’ farms in the UK and France to capture the joy that dairy cows express when they are let out of their winter housing for the first time each spring.

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News Section Icon Published 02/04/2012

What do farm assurance schemes mean for animal welfare?

Consumers are increasingly concerned about the welfare of animals produced for food and are confused by the labelling of animal products.

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News Section Icon Published 07/03/2012

Compassion at 'Salon de l'Agriculture' 2012

For the third consecutive year, Compassion France exhibited at the ‘Salon de l’Agriculture’ – premier agricultural fair in Europe – from 25th February to 4th March.

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News Section Icon Published 14/02/2012

Compassion Launches Good Pig Award

2012 sees the launch of our Good Pig Award which will recognise companies that are using or committing to using higher welfare production systems for sows and meat pigs.

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News Section Icon Published 05/01/2012

Happy New Year for Hens!

At Compassion we’re taking a moment to celebrate the fact that the EU ban on barren battery cages has finally come into force as of 1st January 2012.

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News Section Icon Published 29/11/2011

UK's public sector awarded for animal welfare

An afternoon of celebration took place in London yesterday as we held our Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards for the Public Sector. Over 50 universities, local councils and hospitals were awarded for their commitment to sourcing higher welfare…

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News Section Icon Published 21/10/2011

Compassion awards Europe's food industry

Compassion presented its biggest yet Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards to some of Europe’s top food manufacturers, retailers and producers at a glitzy awards evening at the Eiffel Tower in Paris last night (Thursday 20 October).

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News Section Icon Published 15/07/2011

Waitrose Wins Most Compassionate Supermarket

TV chef and farm animal welfare advocate, Paul Merrett hosted Compassion in World Farming’s Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards at Freemasons’ Hall in Covent Garden last night (6th July).

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News Section Icon Published 04/04/2011

2011 Good Dairy Award launches

Building on the success of the Good Egg and last year’s Good Chicken Awards, we are pleased to announce the launch of the Good Dairy Awards.

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News Section Icon Published 01/04/2011

The language of welfare

How would you communicate the benefits of choosing higher welfare in a convincing manner to the average shopper who is bombarded daily with an array of labels, prices, and choices so that they would be able to make an informed choice?

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