21st March, 2018
Animal Equality praises Noble Foods for joining all UK supermarkets, and others, in committing to end the cruel confinement of hens in Britain.
16th March, 2018
Breaking! Hens left to suffer and die in crowded metal cages for eggs sold in Tesco, Asda, Morrisons and One Stop
Today we have released our latest investigation which reveals scenes of severe animal suffering on a Dorset farm supplying ‘Big & Fresh’ eggs stocked by major UK retailers. Hidden camera footage reveals the caged hens were only checked-on once in four days by farm staff, a clear violation of welfare laws.
27th February, 2018
Over the past three weeks, thousands of Animal Equality supporters have contacted UK supermarket chain Morrisons urging the retailer to drop all El Pozo sausages due to the severe animal suffering we uncovered on a Spanish pig farm. Three other supermarket chains - Rewe in Germany and Belgium’s Delhaize and Colruyt – withdrew all El Pozo products immediately while they carry out their own investigations. Yet Morrisons has still not acted.
13th February, 2018
Animal Equality is thrilled with the Labour Party’s announcement that it will ban foie gras imports as part of its Animal Welfare Plan. Our campaign and petition calling for a foie gras import ban launched last June has gained over 50,000 signatures and support from celebrities including Ricky Gervais, Joanna Lumley, Peter Egan and Steven Berkoff. The initiative has also had cross-party support from MPs from the start.
13th February, 2018
Last autumn, Animal Equality’s investigators uncovered severe animal suffering and public health violations on Poplar pig farm – a Red Tractor certified farm in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Our findings made national headlines and more than 10,000 people have signed our petition calling on the Government to fully enforce UK welfare laws that prohibit many of the practices we documented on this farm (and several others).
2nd February, 2018
Animal Equality, in collaboration with the Spanish TV programme Salvados, has revealed devastating scenes of extreme animal suffering on a Spanish pig farm which supplies El Pozo - a sausage brand stocked by Morrisons, Amazon UK and some British butcher shops.
4th January, 2018
A couple of months ago we released disturbing footage from Poplar Farm in Withersea, East Riding of Yorkshire. Our investigators filmed pigs with raw open wounds; pregnant pigs forced to live on bare concrete floors with no enrichment; lame pigs struggling to stand; pigs with scars covering their body; and dead pigs left out in the open overnight.
20th November, 2017
Animal Equality’s response to Red Tractor’s statement regarding our investigation of 4 British pig farms
Following Animal Equality’s investigation of four British, Red Tractor certified, pig farms released this month, the certification body has replied to our findings with a less than satisfactory response. Here we address some of their remarks and explain why the tractor is less than trustworthy.
14th November, 2017
Animal Equality’s latest investigation reveals shocking scenes of cruelty and suffering on British pig farms – including female pigs caged in tiny ‘sow stalls’ for days on end, a practice banned in the UK since 1999.
10th October, 2017
Last week we learned that Michael Gove is bringing in new regulations to punish those convicted of animal cruelty, with up to 5 years in prison. A landmark victory for groups that have been pushing for tougher sentencing for animal abusers for decades.
2nd October, 2017
Animal Equality has received overwhelming support for our campaign to ban imports of foie gras into the UK.
7th September, 2017
Animal Equality is raising awareness around the fate of farmed animals. The organization has launched an exhibition at the European Parliament titled "Factory Farming: Greatest Crime of Our Time?" …