Rooting for Real Farms: Series 2

Top chefs are teaming up with high welfare farmers, urging people to stop factory farming by using the power of their purse to only buy from local, high welfare farms. Each video in this series shows a top chef preparing a delicious recipe and also features the farmer that supplied the pork.

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Guide to Pork Labelling

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Guide to Pork Labelling

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Farms Not Factories

Let’s End Factory Farming

Factory farmed pork may seem cheap on the supermarket shelf, but the true costs are felt by the health of animals, farmers, consumers & the environment. With your support we can continue to campaign against the powerful global corporations that are damaging our food system, while also supporting a network of smaller scale, high welfare pig farms, local abattoirs and butchers across the UK.
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Red Tractor, Improve Your Standards!

The Red Tractor label does not go far enough to ensure high animal welfare on accredited pig farms. Sign our petition asking for 5 important improvements.

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End the Cage Age

Hundreds of millions of farmed animals across the European Union are needlessly suffering in cages. Please, take action to end this cruelty. Call on EU Ministers responsible for animal welfare to support an end to the Cage Age for farmed animals.

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Ban Low Welfare Imports

Most UK retailers source cheap pork from outside of the UK, forcing our farmers to get bigger & intensify, or go bust. For our high welfare farmers to survive, tell MPs to ban low welfare imports.

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“Use the power of your purse to only buy from real farms, not animal factories. When buying pork, look for the high welfare labels RSPCA Assured, Free Range or best of all Organic. Go direct to the farmer via farmers’ markets, online or local box schemes.”

Tracy Worcester Director, Farms Not Factories
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High Street Pig Welfare Survey

Most High Street Chains Source Pork from Factory Farms

We undertook a pig welfare survey of 60 popular high street supermarkets & food chains. We found that three-quarters sell pork from factory farms. Many don’t offer a single high welfare alternative.

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* Equivalent standard – label/certification not used | ** ‘Own brand fresh pork’ and ‘other own brand pork products’ (such as bacon & sausages) ONLY

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