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WSPA urges G8 leaders to start serving humane and sustainable farming
As outlined in our recent report – Industrial Animal Agriculture – Part of the poverty problem –industrial agriculture is not only responsible for the suffering of billions of animals around the world, is also a key part of the poverty problem.

Factory farming encourages global poverty
A new report by the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) says that far from benefiting those suffering from poverty and hunger - as once promoted by Governments and Development Agencies - factory farming is actually part and parcel of the poverty problem.

Leona Lewis: “Keep Fighting Mega Dairies
Animal lover and former X Factor winner Leona joins a number of famous voices who have spoke out on behalf of WSPA’s “Not in my Cuppa campaign, which claimed success after leading the movement against the recently-withdrawn Nocton Dairies proposal in Lincolnshire.

WSPA helps shoppers find humane foods
As part of our campaign to put an end to the cruel and unsustainable practices of factory farming, WSPA USA’s EatHumane.org is making it easier for shoppers to find animal-friendly products at the supermarket with a food label classification system and searchable database of humane foods at major US grocery stores.

Farm animal victory in the USA
WSPA congratulates member societies the Humane Society of the United States and the Farm Sanctuary for their work, along with other US-based animal welfare groups, in improving the lives of thousands of farm animals.

UN holds landmark first meeting on animal welfare
An alliance of leading animal welfare organizations, including WSPA, attended the landmark event to call for more thorough UN consideration of animal welfare.

Way to Go, Ohio!
Ted Strickland's office has agreed to implement a number of animal welfare reforms in the state, in exchange for holding off on submitting the 2010 ballot measure.

Victory for Cows in the UK!
After a year of campaigning against Nocton Dairies’ plans for a factory dairy farm in Lincolnshire, England, WSPA is thrilled to announce that the plans have been withdrawn.

WSPA endorses Washington initiative to protect hens
The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) has endorsed a ballot initiative being promoted by Washingtonians for Humane Farms – a coalition of animal protection and environmental groups, family farmers and food safety advocates working to end the extreme confinement of egg-laying hens in tiny cages.

WSPA endorses historic Ohio initiative for farm animals
The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) has endorsed a citizen-backed ballot initiative being promoted by Ohioans for Humane Farms - a coalition of animal protection organizations, veterinarians, family farmers, food safety and environmental advocates - to help end some of the cruelest factory farming practices in the state of Ohio.

Swine flu: WSPA disputes need for pig cull
Egypt is still culling pigs despite there being no known link between the recent outbreak of swine flu and pigs.

Plan your next meal out with WSPA’s new Restaurant Database
This year, the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) is encouraging holiday diners to seek out their next meal using our new database dedicated to identifying restaurants that serve humanely raised meat and dairy products.

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