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G8 2013 – Leading the Charge Against Hunger?

25 june 2013 - Compassion in World Farming

Just under a billion people in the world are malnourished. But the great irony is that there’s more than enough food to go around. At this month’s G8 summit, world leaders discussed the issue of food security. As an Enough Food IF member, Raw looks at the all-important G8 response to the global hunger crisis.

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UK MPs call for action on factory farming

04 june 2013 - Compassion in World Farming

The Parliamentary Committee on International Development has launched a ground-breaking report on Global Food Security calling for action to curb intensive farming, the over-consumption of meat and food waste.

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A Food and Farming Revolution in Berlin

23 january 2013 - Compassion in World Farming

Exciting news from Berlin, where 25,000 farmers and other concerned citizens gathered to call for a food and farming revolution.

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The Darker Side of Buffalo Mozzarella

21 january 2013 - Compassion in World Farming

This video from Italian news outlet Il Mattino highlights the impact of intensive buffalo farming on the environment as well as the animals.

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What's in your burger?

16 january 2013 - Compassion in World Farming

Distasteful news today that beef burgers in the UK and the Irish Republic were tainted with horse meat. The report begs the question: 'How much do we really know about our food?'

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In Defence of Organic

04 october 2012 - Compassion in World Farming

The organic label has faced a bit of a rollercoaster ride in recent years. And a recent report from Stanford University has added fuel to the fire; according to mainstream media, the findings show that organic food has no discernable health benefits when compared to non-organic food. But dig a little deeper and you can see that all is not as it might seem.

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Yet More Evidence That Eating Less Meat is Good For Us and the Planet

18 september 2012 - Compassion in World Farming

Earlier this month, the British Medical Journal published a report called ‘Impact of a reduced red and processed meat dietary pattern on disease risks and greenhouse gas emissions in the UK: a modelling study’. The title may be complex but the conclusion was profoundly simple; eating less red and processed meats is good for our health and good for the planet. Here’s a bite-sized summary.

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Factory Farming - Anything but Innovative

17 august 2012 - Compassion in World Farming

A story has emerged on leading tech/ethics blog Fast Company, talking about technological innovations in factory farming. We don't believe that it tells the full story, and decided to air our views.

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Analysing Cameron's Hunger Summit

13 august 2012 - Compassion in World Farming

We recently wrote about the issue of world hunger and how it could be tackled, in part, by ensuring that more cereal crops are fed directly to people and not to factory farmed livestock, as well as eating less but better meat and dairy. David Cameron held his widely anticipated ‘Hunger Summit’ before the 2012 Olympics closing ceremony on Sunday. We take a look at the outcomes.

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The Global Hunger crisis – a Moral ‘Maize’

09 august 2012 - Compassion in World Farming

If you want to feed the world, you need to produce as much food as you can as quickly as you can. Factory farming’s the answer, right? Wrong! As world leaders prepare to attend the UK ‘Hunger Summit’ this Sunday, we look at a relatively simple (and often ignored) solution to help turn the tide.

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