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News Section Icon Published 13/11/2020

Friday the 13th is a lucky day for Czech hens!

Millions of laying hens in Czechia will no longer be confined in cruel cages from 2027! Today, on Friday the 13th, the Czech upper house of Parliament voted to confirm the ban on cages passed by the lower house in September.

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News Section Icon Published 20/10/2020

We denounce EU Parliament shenanigans around farm subsidies vote

Today, 20 October 2020, the EU Parliament is voting on amendments to EU farm subsidies scheme, the Common Agricultural Policy, which were fast-tracked through dirty political shenanigans, without proper debate.

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News Section Icon Published 08/10/2020

Stop the veggie burger ban!

Today, 8 October 2020, we wrote to Members of the European Parliament to express our deep concern about a proposal to ban calling plant-based products 'burgers', which will be voted on in two weeks' time.

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News Section Icon Published 18/09/2020

White smoke from Warsaw! Poland set to ban fur farming

At 2 AM this morning, the Polish lower chamber of Parliament voted to ban fur farming! The law, which won a monumental battle, will also ban ritual slaughter for exports and the use of wild animals in circuses.

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News Section Icon Published 16/09/2020

Victory! Czechia bans cages for hens, now EU must follow

Today, the lower house of the Parliament of the Czech Republic banned cages for laying hens from 2027. Compassion in World Farming welcomes this progress, as well as the commitment of Czech policy-makers to push for an EU-level ban.

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News Section Icon Published 02/07/2020

Victory! U.S. state of Colorado bans cages for hens

On 1 July 2020, the U.S. State of Colorado banned all cage confinement of egg-laying hens! This goes well beyond what the law requires in the EU, where over 200 million hens are still in cages.

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News Section Icon Published 19/06/2020

Great news! MEPs voted for new Committee on animal transport

Today, 19 June 2020, the EU Parliament overwhelmingly voted in favour of the establishment of a Committee of Inquiry on animal transport. We are delighted with the outcome of the vote!

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News Section Icon Published 02/03/2020

Save bees and farmers across Europe now!

The European Citizens' Initiative "Save bees and farmers," which Compassion in World Farming supports, aims to collect a million signatures to end the use of synthetic pesticides across Europe.

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