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News Section Icon Published 20/03/2020

Farm animals suffer at EU borders due to Coronavirus response

Today, we sent a letter to EU leaders, asking them to adapt their response to COVID-19, since long border delays are resulting in animal suffering. We called on the EU to ban the transport of farm animals to non-EU countries.

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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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News Section Icon Published 10/02/2020

Conference: How can we better nourish Europe?

On 4 March 2020, we are organising a conference with Jane Goodall. The devastating impacts of a diet heavy in animal products are well-known. It is time to speed up the transition to better nourishment, with the emphasis on plant-based foods.

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News Section Icon Published 05/02/2020

Members of the EU Parliament call for a meat tax

Today, we had a full room in the European Parliament to discuss the true price of meat! With MEPs, NGOs & business representatives, we spoke about the need for a sustainability charge on meat and animal products.

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News Section Icon Published 20/01/2020

What’s the true price of meat?

On 5 February 2020, we are co-organising an event on the true price of meat. In the context of the Paris Climate Agreement and the European Green Deal, we are calling on the EU to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent.

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News Section Icon Published 09/01/2020

EU food safety agency criticizes rabbit cages

Today, the EU food safety agency criticized the use of conventional cages for rabbit farming in a new study. We welcome this report and calls on the European Commission to use the latest scientific evidence and improve the lives of rabbits in…

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News Section Icon Published 16/12/2019

EU ministers made a New Year’s resolution to improve the lives of animals

Ahead of the holiday season, EU ministers gave a gift to animals by making a political commitment to improve their lives. The Council of the EU adopted today Conclusions, calling for sustainable animal production.

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News Section Icon Published 05/12/2019

160+ organisations call on new EU leaders to end caged farming

To welcome the new EU Commissioners who just entered office, together with over 160 organisations from all across Europe, we sent them an open letter calling on them to end the use of cages in farming.

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News Section Icon Published 12/11/2019

We caught some MEPs in a fishing net

On 12 November 2019, nine Members of the European Parliament from across the political spectrum opened an exhibition on fish and their wonderful world.

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News Section Icon Published 08/10/2019

Flexing muscles in rainy Brussels, MEPs call for a ban on cages

On 8 October 2019, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), public interest organisations, and EU citizens urged the European Commission to respond to the biggest ever concerted effort to improve the welfare of farmed animals across Europe.

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