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News Section Icon Published 18/01/2023

Upcoming roundtable: Improving fish welfare is key to sustainable aquaculture

On 24 January 2023 Compassion in World Farming is organising a roundtable in Brussels to launch its pioneering new report Rethinking EU Aquaculture for People, Planet, and Animals.

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News Section Icon Published 13/12/2022

EU ministers support ambitious reform of animal welfare standards

On 12 December 2022, EU farm ministers discussed the upcoming review of the animal welfare legislation during their meeting in Brussels.

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News Section Icon Published 07/12/2022

'Who we eat' documentary screening

On 6 December 2022, we screened a documentary on animal farming in the European Parliament in Brussels, during which EU policymakers, the documentary directors, activists and industry representatives questioned our perception of animal farming.

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News Section Icon Published 06/12/2022

EU set to help governments improve conditions in fish farms

The European Commission has announced it will establish a new centre to support EU countries to better protect the welfare of fish in farms.

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News Section Icon Published 05/12/2022

150 000 people urge the EU to stop ignoring fish pain

The European Commission received a petition signed by 150 000 individuals, asking for new standards to protect fish welfare.

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News Section Icon Published 18/11/2022

EU research confirms long animal journeys pose human health risks

The EU food safety agency confirmed that animal transport poses a risk of exacerbating the current public health crisis of 'superbugs' — bacteria and viruses that are resistant to existing treatments.

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News Section Icon Published 18/11/2022

Will EU take the action needed to contain the rise of superbugs?

On World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, it is essential to remind ourselves that since 1945, when antibiotics became available for mass use, millions of lives have been saved and life expectancy has increased in many parts of the world.

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News Section Icon Published 10/11/2022

Documentary screening & discussion with directors: Who we eat

European Parliament screening of “Who We Eat: The Status Quo,” the first episode of the ARTE documentary series that questions our perception of animal farming while speaking with farmers and advocates for animals.

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News Section Icon Published 18/10/2022

EU Commission to speed up ban on cages in farming

The European Commission has decided to speed up its revision of the laws protecting farmed animals, as revealed in its work programme adopted today.

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News Section Icon Published 17/10/2022

EU ban on male chicks killing could soon become reality

During an EU ministerial meeting that took place earlier today in Brussels, nine EU countries called for an EU-wide ban on the systematic killing of male chicks. Their proposal was widely supported by ministers and the European Commission.

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