Compassion in World Farming

Compassion in World Farming was founded in 1967 in England by a British farmer who became horrified by the development of intensive factory farming. Over 40 years ago he decided to make a difference and take a stand against this farming system. In his lifetime, Peter Roberts saw the demise of veal crates and gestation crates in the UK, and in Europe achieved recognition that animals are sentient beings and secured a ban on the barren battery cage and gestation crates for sows (except for the period up to four weeks into pregnancy).

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Newswire article
Friday, October 06, 2017
We Must All Eat Less Meat and More Plants to Save the Future of Humankind
Current demand for meat is unsustainable and we must all eat less of it to safeguard the future of life on Earth, a landmark conference has heard. As the two-day Extinction & Livestock Conference drew to a close in London today (6 Oct), organisers Compassion in World Farming and WWF warned that...
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