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KFC signs the European Chicken Commitment

Photo: ©World Animal Protection KFC (UK and Ireland, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium and Sweden) will be signing up to the European Chicken Commitment (ECC) in full.  The move commits the world’s second-largest restaurant chain to improving the lives of all chickens within their supply chain by 2026. KFC will be working very closely with suppliers and […]

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One million EU citizens make history for farm animals

Photo: ©Otwarte Klatki / Andrew Skowron One million EU citizens have signed the #EndTheCageAge European Citizens Initiative (ECI) petition, the biggest ever political push for farm animal welfare. The #EndTheCageAge ECI, which aims to end the use of cages for farm animals across the continent, was launched in September 2018 by Compassion In World Farming […]

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CIWF: Examining two solutions to reduce animal suffering – Mobile slaughter and meat analogues

Photo credits: Compassion in World Farming On 5th February Compassion in World Farming (CIWF), together with Svenska Djurskyddforeningen, organised a debate at the European Parliament to discuss how mobile slaughter can break the chain of long-distance transport, reducing unnecessary suffering for the animals. The event was hosted by MEP Jytte Guteland (S&D, SE) who stressed that […]

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COMPASSION IN WORLD FARMING: European Citizens’ Initiative “End the Cage Age” successfully launched in the European Parliament

Last 25 September marked the official launch of the European Citizens’ Initiative “End the Cage Age” in the European Parliament, an a historical moment for the more than 100 animal welfare and environmental organisations joining this opportunity to put and end to the cage age. It is the first time that such great number of […]