October 2016

Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation Meets Farming Minister, 3rd October

Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation Meets Farming Minister Lorraine Platt, Co Founder of Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation met with Defra Minister George Eustice at the Conservative Party conference to discuss objectives to advance farm animal welfare  on the 3rd October. Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation, whose patrons are Sir Roger Gale MP and Lady Suzy Gale [...]

Tories join calls for method of production labelling- Farming Online, 30th September

Friday 30 September 2016 Article from Farming UK:   "The Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation (CAWF) - made up of animal loving members of the Conservative Party - is calling on the British Government to introduce method of production labelling for all meat and dairy products. Lorraine Platt, Co-founder of CAWF, will be meeting with Farming [...]

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 [...]

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