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Published 10.12.13

Animal welfare rising up the business agenda

The second report of the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare published today has applauded companies who have made notable improvements in their farm animal welfare related management and reporting approach over the past year.

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Published 31.10.13

Compassion celebrates European Awards

Last night, (30th October) Compassion celebrated a number of ‘firsts’ at its European Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards in Paris.

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Published 17.09.13

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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Published 20.06.13

Call for entries

Call for entries at our European Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards

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Published 22.03.13

Recognition in Guardian Awards longlist

Food Business programme makes longlist of Guardian Sustainable Business Awards

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Published 08.03.13

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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Published 06.03.13

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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Published 25.02.13

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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Published 14.01.13

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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