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News Section Icon Published 25/09/2023

11 Key Measures for Food Transformation

The EU’s legislative framework for sustainable food systems (FSFS) is expected soon, a coalition of 5 European organisations released a groundbreaking report titled ‘Plant-Powered Politics: Europe's Shift Towards a Plant-Based System’.

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News Section Icon Published 13/09/2023

EU shelves promised ban on caged farming

Today, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen revealed in her State of the Union speech that the European Commission is shelving its unprecedented commitment to ban caged farming, in response to a referendum-like action by 1.4 million…

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News Section Icon Published 11/09/2023

EU faces consequences if plans to drop animal welfare laws go ahead

The EU is considering dropping its plans for stricter animal welfare measures. The movement 'End the Cage Age' warns that if the EU Commission goes ahead with its scandalous decision to drop the draft law, it will come back to haunt them.

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News Section Icon Published 25/07/2023

EU cage farming ban still on track despite attacks

The EU ban on caged farming is still on track despite the organised political attack on the European Green Deal, according to media reports.

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News Section Icon Published 11/07/2023

EU Parliament drops restrictions on farming pollution after industry pressure

Today, the European Parliament voted to drop proposed restrictions on pollution from factory farms, sabotaging the European Commission’s efforts to step up environmental and climate action.

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News Section Icon Published 29/06/2023

EU captured by the industrial farm lobby, reveals a new investigation

A new investigation by Politico revealed today that the main farm lobby in Brussels does not represent smallholders, yet it has a deep-rooted influence on the EU decision-making process.

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News Section Icon Published 27/06/2023

Members of the EU Parliament discuss new study on welfare of farmed fish

The EU needs stronger laws to protect the welfare of farmed fish, concluded a new study discussed today at the European Parliament’s Fisheries Committee.

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News Section Icon Published 15/06/2023

MEPs to discuss investment risks of low animal welfare

On 4 July 2023, Compassion in World Farming is organising a roundtable discussion in Brussels on “Investment Risks of Low Animal Welfare” hosted by MEPs Pascal Durand (S&D, France) and Tilly Metz (Greens/EFA, Luxembourg).

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News Section Icon Published 13/06/2023

Bogus agricultural industry research threatens to keep animals caged

While Europeans hope the EU delivers on its promise to ban cages for farmed animals, the Big Agriculture lobby is banking on junk science to thwart progress. Last week, it launched yet another attack on the movement to end caged farming in the…

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News Section Icon Published 24/05/2023

Environment MEPs reject calls to give cattle factory farms a free pass to wreck the climate

Today, Members of the European Parliament responsible for environment policy voted against proposals to give industrial-scale cattle farms a free pass to avoid their responsibility in wrecking the climate.

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