In a move which is said to ‘undermine’ Michael Gove’s previous animal welfare ambitions, MPs have voted against the inclusion of animal sentience in the EU (Withdrawal) Bill.
An ad stating that “Humane milk is a myth” has been cleared by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority following complaints from members of the dairy industry that it was inaccurate and misleading.
The Soil Association has apologized for a posting a “controversial” tweet that it said “oversimplified its current concerns with farm animal welfare”.
New research from Mintel has revealed that when it comes to ethical claims made by food and drink companies, concerns over animal welfare top the list, coming ahead of environmental concerns. The Ethical Food Consumer UK 2015 report found that 74% of the 1,500 UK consumers polled say that meat coming from animals which are […]
Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) has received a donation of over £1,100 from Brighton-based The Organic Protein Company after the firm committed to donate 25p for every pack of its organic whey protein produced. “Animal welfare is really important to us and I am more than delighted that our strong growth has enabled us make […]
Organic soap brand Dr Bronner’s is supporting farm animal welfare charity Compassion in World Farming (Compassion) through sales of its products. Until June 2015 the company will donate 20p to Compassion for each bottle of Dr Bronner’s 473ml and 946ml liquid soaps sold in the UK. Michael Bronner, VP of Dr Bronner’s, commented on the […]
To celebrate Organic September, the Soil Association has collaborated with animation students from the University of West England to create a set of five animations explaining our Five Reasons to Choose Organic. (more…)