Monthly Archives: November 2016

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Sir David Amess MP has been appointed a Patron of Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation, 23rd November

Sir David Amess MP has been appointed a Patron of the Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation. The Southend West MP joins Sir Roger Gale MP, Lady Suzy Gale and Henry Smith MP as Patrons of the organisation. Lorraine Platt, Co-Founder of the Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation, commented: “We are delighted and honoured that Sir David [...]

‘Live exports…a shameful exploitation of sentient defenceless animals’ – by Farmer’s daughter

  A heartfelt condemnation of long distance live animal exports by a Farmers daughter and why her farming family refused to sell animals for long distance live exports. ' Live exports...a shameful exploitation of sentient defenceless animals.' I am a Conservative Party member and hope to see this stopped. I was brought up in [...]

Two of the world’s largest food services companies, Compass Group USA and Aramark, announced sweeping new welfare improvements for broiler chickens in their supply chains,

'This May Be The Most Sweeping Set Of Animal Protections Ever Announced'   (This article appeared in the Huffington Post) In the realm of animal protection, the chickens that we eat, known as broilers, have been the proverbial elephant in the room. Their numbers are almost inconceivably vast. Roughly 9 billion chickens are slaughtered [...]

Massachusetts voters passed a landmark law to protect farm animals from intensive confinement -November 2016

Massachusetts Voters Pass Historic Animal Protection Law Millions of animals will be spared from suffering. ? ? ? 11/08/2016 11:15 pm ET (Huffington Post)   Massachusetts voters on Tuesday  passed a landmark law to protect farm animals from intensive confinement. The initiative will eventually prohibit farming methods that keep animals severely constrained for virtually [...]

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