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BBC photo We all know our consumption of meat in the West is unsustainable, yet we rarely question why. Conflicting information and often bitter truths have created a culture of denial. The horsemeat scandal forced us to perk up and pay more attention to labelling, yet, most of us don’t know what the labels really… continue reading

We are really excited to have had the opportunity at the Pig Pledge office to write an article for the amazing Jellied Eel magazine! The Jellied Eel is a quarterly magazine dealing with all things sustainable, hip, cool and happening in London’s food and farming scene. @jelliedeelmag

Vivienne Westwood demonstrated her support for The Pig Pledge campaign in suitably glamorous style – designing a t-shirt to express her Moral Outrage against factory pig farming and showcasing it on the models for her new collection. Here she explains what led her to support the campaign: Spring- Summer 2015 Imagine Tracy Worcester, now approaching… continue reading

The Pig Idea Feast

thepigidea: On the 21st November The Pig Idea team served over 5,000 portions of food to the public for free. Each of the seven participating restaurants handed out a variety of dishes using pork that had been reared by the campaign at Stepney City Farm on a diet of food that otherwise would have…

In what is expected to be a significant development in the long-running battle between Midland Pig Producers (MPP) and local Foston Community Forum campaigners over a proposed 25,000 unit intensive pig facility in Foston, the Ministry of Justice has written to Derbyshire County Council to oppose granting planning permission. The Ministry cited ‘operational traffic, odour, noise,… continue reading