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1st July 2020

Dr Irene Camerlink has been awarded the Young Animal Welfare Scientist of the Year 2020. Dr Irene Camerlink, Assistant Professor at the Department of Animal Behaviour, Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology, Polish Academy of Sciences, has...
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The Pig Site

30th June 2020

In our new, Europe-wide poll of cage-free farming, the UK has emerged in eighth place, with just 63% of UK animals reared in cage-free conditions. The data collected represents cage use in each of the 27 EU Member States, along with the UK. The...
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Ciwf

29th June 2020

BVA has welcomed the announcement from Trade Secretary Liz Truss that a new Trade and Agriculture Commission will be established. BVA) has welcomed the announcement from Trade Secretary Liz Truss that a new Trade and Agriculture Commission will be...
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BVA

29th June 2020

High profile supporters including Ricky Gervais and Dame Judi Dench have signed our open letter calling on Boris Johnson to urge global leaders at upcoming G20 meeting to end the global wildlife trade. The letter, which can be viewed here, argues...
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World Animal Protection

29th June 2020

We've welcomed the UK Government's move to fast track a consultation on 'method of production' labelling on food, but warn that it shouldn't be used to justify the import of food produced to lower animal welfare standards. Mandatory 'method of...
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RSPCA

27th June 2020

Zoos and aquariums in England set to receive up to £100 million in additional support to help them continue to care for their animals through coronavirus pandemic. Zoos and aquariums in England are set to receive up to £100 million to help mitigate...
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GOV.UK

26th June 2020

The European Parliament will establish a 12-month inquiry committee investigating enforcement failures in animal transport. MEPs decided to set up an inquiry committee to look into alleged breaches in the application of EU animal welfare rules...
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The Dairy Site

26th June 2020

"Method of production" labelling long overdue but must not be used to justify imports of animal products produced to standards illegal in UK, says RSPCA. The RSPCA has welcomed the government’s move to fast track a consultation on "method of...
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The Beef Site

26th June 2020

The retailer will be first in the world to fully implement to the Better Chicken Commitment standard, impressing animal protection organisation Open Cages. REMA 1000 Norway, a large supermarket chain in the country, has worked hard to improve...
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The Poultry Site

25th June 2020

We are pleased to announce that 34 Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards (you can see all the winners here) have been presented to companies in the UK, EU, China and the US in 2020, which will help improve the lives of 28 million animals each year! And...
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Ciwf

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