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Ask your MP to support the battery cage ban!

We are asking MPs to pledge their support for a ban on the use of battery cages for the breeding of pheasants and partridges. These cages each hold one cock pheasant and eight to ten female pheasants for the whole of their productive lives.

More about our campaign for a ban on battery cages for breeding pheasants and partridges Write to your MP now
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The ‘SOCPA Seven’

September 22 marks the start of a criminal trial in London’s Southwark Crown Court that, supporters of the seven defendants claim, amounts to a concerted attack on non-violent grass roots anti-vivisection campaigning. It is argued that peaceful protests against Europe’s largest animal testing lab, Huntingdon Life Sciences, have led to charges of criminal conspiracy ‘under laws created specifically to criminalise animal rights campaigning’.

More about the SOCPA Seven

BBC documentary reveals health impacts of meat

Despite trying to remain impartial throughout, the first part of the BBC’s documentary ‘Horizon: Should I Eat Meat?’ (18 August) showed in no uncertain terms that current meat consumption levels in the UK are unhealthy, especially those of processed red meat such as bacon and sausages.

More about the documentary Horizon: Should I Eat Meat?

Other top stories

Insensitivity of primate researchers exposed by government committee The Inglorious Twelfth Two farmers prosecuted for neglecting animals Growing backlash against the brutality and rural vandalism of grouse shoot owners Royal Ascot death toll rises to four Visit our new website Home Office minister calls for an end to animal testing Giving up meat is better for the environment than giving up your car, says new study Two-thirds of British chicken contaminated with campylobacter Another increase in animal experiments: Government tries to airbrush GM animal suffering New poll reveals overwhelming opposition to battery cages for game birds Appeal for common sense from new Environment Minister Culling badgers ‘won’t control bovine TB’ New poll reveals overwhelming opposition to battery cages for game birds Crustaceans feel anxiety Monkeys brain-damaged and given ecstasy in ‘disturbing’ experiments Government figures on effective stunning in UK slaughterhouses attacked as 'wildly inaccurate'

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