July Big Table Roundup Blog
This Roundup blog includes all news and animal welfare activity from June and July. From landmark EU Commission decisions to an update on the banning of live exports and the case for a One Health, One Welfare policy. Please catch up on the articles, blogs and extensive social media support for these stories and so much more.
Today, on the occasion of the United Nations International Day of Friendship, we welcome a very personal guest blog from a dear friend and Patron of Compassion in World Farming, Peter Egan.
30th July 2021
All the winners at this year’s virtual Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards, held at the end of June, deserve our congratulations for their efforts in taking significant steps to improve the welfare of animals.
23rd July 2021
On 30th June 2021, the EU Commission committed to phase out cages in animal farming across the EU by 2027, making it a historic day for farmed animals
1st July 2021
One Health, One Welfare: Why we need healthy food systems for people, planet and prosperity
25th June 2021
On 14th June, campaigners all over the world will unite for the sixth annual International Awareness Day to Ban Live Exports, spearheaded by Compassion in Word Farming.
14th June 2021
EU Parliament lends overwhelming support to ending cages, now all eyes on Commission
Peter Stevenson OBE, our Chief Policy Advisor, shares his thoughts on the treatment of all farm animals in industrialised animal farming and why it is so wrong.
9th June 2021
50,000 chickens die in ‘accidental’ fire
These fires in #factoryfarms are just horrific and travel so fast
There is nowhere for the confined & caged sentient animals to flee
There is no upside to the industrial farming of animals #EndFactoryFarming @ciwfhttps://t.co/GEcZbZ4Ujp
— Philip Lymbery (@philip_ciwf) July 6, 2021
AMAZING BREAKING NEWS: Commissioner @SKyriakidesEU has announced “an historic day for animal welfare & EU citizens” confirming EU Commission will present a proposal to phase out cages for millions of farm animals
A Seismic result
Congratulations to all who made this possible ???????? pic.twitter.com/LzXkn1XX9d
— Philip Lymbery (@philip_ciwf) June 30, 2021