September 2016

Vets call for clear animal welfare labels for UK consumers

Vets call for clear animal welfare labels for UK consumers 19 September 2016 To mark British Food Fortnight (17 September - 2 October) the British Veterinary Association (BVA) is calling for mandatory method of production food labelling, which could offer post-Brexit UK food producers and farmers a unique selling point by providing consumers with [...]

Over 120 Irish lambs have reportedly died of suffocation on a flight to Singapore, September 2016

MORE THAN 100 Irish lambs have reportedly died of suffocation on board a flight to Singapore. The sheep were part of a flock of 1,700 Irish animals flown into the Asian city to be slaughtered at Monday’s Hari Raya Haji celebration. They were found dead on arrival at the Changi Airport Cargo Terminal early [...]

Back British Farming Day, Westminster, 14th September 2016

Back British Farming Day , Westminster NFU members and staff took farming to the heart of London on Wednesday 14th September, complete with three iconic tractors and a host of British produce. Back British Farming Day urged MPs to wear specially designed British wheat lapel badges to Prime Minister’s Questions and to sign the [...]

Sir Roger Gale MP backs new campaign targeting cruel UK puppy trade

Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation Patron Sir Roger Gale MP backs new campaign targeting the cruel UK puppy farm trade North Thanet MP Sir Roger Gale has lent his support to a new public awareness campaign launched by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to target the growing problem of the illicit and cruel [...]

Sir David Amess MP : Bringing Compassion To Animal Farming, Politics First magazine September 2016

Compassion in Animal Farming Since first being elected to Parliament in 1983 I have always taken a very close interest in animal welfare matters generally. This is borne out of my own personal love of animals going back to my childhood. Over the years I have been involved in many campaigns to improve the [...]

Our article on Conhome, 29th August 2016: Animals Are Not Freight

    The Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation was established in 2016 to raise awareness on the lives of billions of animals reared on intensive farms around the world and how this impacts upon animal welfare, the environment and people’s health. We want to highlight the action people can take to help advance farm animal [...]

August 2016

Shocking scenes of neglect at UK farm that supplies meat to British supermarkets- The Daily Star, 7th August 2016

This article was published in the  Daily Star newspaper on the 7th August 2016   http://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/535883/animal-cruelty-pig-farm-UK-supermarket-supplier-squalid-dirty-video WATCH: Shocking scenes of neglect at UK farm that supplies meat to British supermarkets By Isobel Dickinson and Jimmy Mccluskey, EXCLUSIVE / Published 7th August 2016 PILES of dead pigs lie in a rotting heap at a British farm [...]

July 2016

Global ‘Animals Are Not Freight Day’ of Action, 29th August 2016- Get involved

The Animals Are Not Freight Day of Action takes place on 29th August 2016-  the 20th anniversary of the biggest live export disaster when more than 67,000 sheep died as the ship carrying them burned. Groups all over the world, - including in South Africa, Canada, Australia, Israel and Iraq - have already pledged to take part http://www.notfreight.org LONG DISTANCE SUFFERING Animals are [...]

incoming Junior Vice President of British Veterinary Association talks on importance of Humane Slaughter & CCTV at APGAW 12th July meeting on Farm Animal Welfare

Our Co Founder along with our Patron Sir Roger Gale attended the All Associate Parliamentary Group For Animal Welfare( APGAW) meeting on farm animal welfare in the Commons on 12th July. We asked a question on the non stun slaughter ban in some European countries and how had this been achieved to incoming BVA [...]

June 2016

Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation Statement on the Referendum result and the Prime Ministers Resignation

Lorraine Platt, Co Founder of Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation said:' "Following the Referendum result, there are so many unknowns that it is impossible to say for certain whether animal welfare will fare better inside or outside the EU. Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation will encourage the UK to lead initiatives to advance farm animal welfare [...]

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