The Fellowship of Life
Compassion in World Farming 40th Anniversary
ACHIEVEMENTS FROM OUR FIRST 40 YEARS
In March, the 'Good Eggs' Award scheme is launched to recognise companies who stop using and selling eggs from caged hens. On 1st January, our 1990s campaign to ban veal crates comes into effect across Europe.
Our 'Stop the Bull Ship' campaign leads to the EU eliminating export subsidies for farmers who transport live EU cattle to the Middle East.
Compassion in World Farming founder, Peter Roberts, receives an MBE for services to animal welfare from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and becomes the first recipient of the BBC's Animal Award for Services to Animal Welfare.
The European Parliament votes for a maximum journey time of eight hours on all journeys of live animals for slaughter and further fattening (still to be endorsed by the Agriculture Ministers of the EU).
CIWF conducts its first survey of supermarket welfare standards and awards 'Compassionate Supermarket of the Year' to Marks & Spencer.
The EU bans sow stalls from 1 January 2013.
Sow stalls (gestation crates) and tethers become illegal in the UK.
Legislation is introduced to ban fur farming in the UK from 1 January 2003.
The EU agrees to ban barren battery cages from 1 January 2012 – this agreement is now at risk and we still need your help:
Animals are legally recognised as Sentient Beings in the EU and an animal welfare Protocol is added to the European Treaty following CIWF's ten-year campaign.
The EU agrees to phase-out veal crates for calves by 1 January 2007.
Our campaign leads to a ban on sending young orphan lambs to market in the UK.
The UK Government introduces legislation to phase out sow-stalls (gestation crates) and sow tethers in Britain by 1 January 1999 and the EU agrees to ban tethers from 1 January 2006.
Veal crates become illegal in the UK.
CIWF launches campaign to have animals recognised as sentient beings in the European Treaty with a pan-European petition.
Following a court case and CIWF's campaign, the UK Government votes to phase-out veal crates in the UK by 1990.
After a major CIWF campaign, deer velvetting (the removal of stags' antlers at the sensitive growing stage) is banned in the UK.
CIWF's campaign against Live Exports from the U.K. results in a ban of exports for several months. After protests from farmers, the trade is re-opened.
For a full campaign update visit: http://www.ciwf.org.uk/
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