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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 20/10/2020

EU Parliament must reject EU farm subsidies' proposal

Last night, there was a disturbing and undemocratic development regarding the vote on the EU farm subsidies scheme, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which can potentially have disastrous consequences for animal welfare in Europe.

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News Section Icon Published 13/10/2020

Moving to cage-free farming as part of sustainability transition can be win-win for environment and animals, finds new report

Ending the caging of animals, as part of a transformative change in animal agriculture, could make farming more sustainable and could bring better rural jobs, finds a new report by a sustainability think tank working on EU policy.

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News Section Icon Published 08/10/2020

Members of the EU Parliament call for an end to caged farming

Today, 8 October 2020, 86 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), wrote to the European Commission today urging it to phase out the use of cages for farm animals.

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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 02/10/2020

Sixth successful European Citizens' Initiative calls for cage-free farming

Today, on World Day for Farmed Animals (2 October 2020), the European Commission received a European Citizens’ Initiative signed by 1.4 million people which calls on the EU to phase out the use of cages for farmed animals.

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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 31/08/2020

EU must use taxpayers' money wisely and promote plant-rich diets

Today, we submitted feedback to the EU's food marketing campaign, currently under review. We call on the EU to use taxpayers' money wisely and promote plant-rich diets in order to reduce animal suffering, improve our health and save our planet.

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News Section Icon Published 27/07/2020

EU agency to look at welfare of animals in caged systems

Following our ‘End the Cage Age’ European Citizens’ Initiative, the EU Commission has requested from one of the EU agencies to look into stress caused to farmed animals kept in caged systems.

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