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Special Rally to End Factory Farming

Friday, 4 March 2011, 2:56 pm | Campaign Against Factory Farming

Out of respect to the people and animals of Christchurch, the March Against Factory Farming to parliament on Saturday March 5th has now been changed to a Special Rally to End Factory Farming. More >>

Activists Chain Themselves To Battery Hen Farm

Sunday, 20 February 2011, 12:17 pm | Campaign Against Factory Farming

Activists from Coalition to End Factory Farming are currently occupying a battery hen farm located at 203 Harrisville Road, Tuakau. Deirdre Sims and Marie Brittain have chained themselves to seven-metre high silos on the farm. Sims and Brittain ... More >>

Three Little Pigs Come To Wellington

Thursday, 1 April 2010, 9:35 am | Campaign Against Factory Farming

Three Little Pigs will be in Wellington on Thursday encouraging the public to demand an immediate end to the severe confinement of pigs in crates. More >>

NAWAC report “Misleading”

Thursday, 29 May 2008, 12:02 am | Campaign Against Factory Farming

The NAWAC claim that broiler welfare in New Zealand is on a par with world best practice is false in both interpretation and fact, according to leading animal welfare researcher and Tauranga resident Dr. Michael Morris. Dr Morris has been researching the process ... More >>

Govt Collaborates With Battery Egg Industry

Friday, 16 March 2007, 5:25 pm | Campaign Against Factory Farming

The government has collaborated with the battery egg industry in suppressing scientific truth and stalling genuine research initiatives,instead relying on anecdote and bluster to justify a continuation of battery cages for layer hens, a recent scientific paper ... More >>

CAFF Are Disappointed With 15 Year Consent

Tuesday, 23 January 2007, 11:46 am | Campaign Against Factory Farming

Campaign Against Factory Farming (CAFF) are disappointed with the decision by Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) to allow a new 15 year resource consent for N & EE Reid to continue running an intensive piggery. More >>

Immoral Nature Of Factory Farming

Wednesday, 17 January 2007, 10:13 am | Campaign Against Factory Farming

The severe pollution caused by the Capital Egg Company battery egg farm at Makara (which sells eggs to Thorndon New World under the "Farmer Brown" brand ) highlights the immoral nature of factory farming, says Campaign Against Factory ... More >>

CAFF Pleased 20 Chooks Rescued

Tuesday, 7 November 2006, 2:50 pm | Campaign Against Factory Farming

The Campaign Against Factory Farming is very pleased that 20 hens rescued by activists from Turks Poultry Farm in Foxton will be able to live out the rest of their lives in freedom, and not in cramped and barren cages. More >>

Press release on MAF broiler chicken report

Friday, 22 September 2006, 9:24 am | Campaign Against Factory Farming

The latest MAF report on broiler chicken welfare, supervised by industry interests, is misleading, says animal welfare scientist and chair of the Campaign Against Factory Farming Dr. Michael Morris. "It may be true that our welfare standards are better ... More >>

Educational stall and fund raising appeal

Monday, 18 September 2006, 2:40 pm | Campaign Against Factory Farming

Campaign Against Factory Farming (CAFF) will be running an educational stall and fund raising appeal outside the Body Shop on Cuba Mall on Saturday 23 September. CAFF recently appeared on a "60 minutes" programme exposing the cruelties, environmental ... More >>

Campaigners Claim Victory For Hen Layer Hens

Thursday, 11 May 2006, 2:18 pm | Campaign Against Factory Farming

All layer hens in New Zealand are likely to have a better way of life after a parliamentary committee recognised that the current Code of Welfare was a sham and ordered a rewrite. More >>

CAFF Ambivalent About New Government

Thursday, 20 October 2005, 4:33 pm | Campaign Against Factory Farming

The Campaign Against Factory Farming (CAFF) is ambivalent about whether the new government will lead to any gains for factory farmed animals. On the one hand CAFF is disappointed that neither the Green Party nor the Maori Party will be making any significant contribution, ... More >>

Activists will be on the streets of Levin

Friday, 9 September 2005, 1:30 pm | Campaign Against Factory Farming

Animal rights activists will be on the streets of Levin this Saturday, campaigning against factory farming. Activists say hundreds of thousands of pigs and chickens suffer in factory farms in and around the Levin area alone and want to raise awareness ... More >>

Campaign Against Factory Farming Seeks Egg Inquiry

Friday, 22 April 2005, 9:46 am | Campaign Against Factory Farming

The Campaign Against Factory Farming (CAFF) has made a formal request to the Commerce Commission to investigate requiring mandatory labelling of battery eggs. CAFF is also asking that battery egg producers be required to undertake corrective advertising ... More >>

Campaign Against Factory Farming Continues

Friday, 11 March 2005, 11:59 am | Campaign Against Factory Farming

When The Layer Hen Welfare Code was reviewed recently, Minister of Agriculture Jim Sutton, ignored independent scientific evidence that proves hens suffer physically and mentally. Instead he sneaked in regulations just before Christmas, allowing the ... More >>

Foxes In The Henhouse

Wednesday, 22 December 2004, 4:19 pm | Campaign Against Factory Farming

Campaign Against Factory Farming (CAFF) spokesperson Debra Ashton, says her group is horrified the National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC), claiming to have interests in animal welfare, has made recommendations to the Minister of Agriculture, ... More >>

Hens Await Their Fate

Wednesday, 22 December 2004, 2:31 pm | Campaign Against Factory Farming

Animal rights activists will show their reaction to the new code of welfare governing layer hens and pigs, when Agriculture Minister Jim Sutton announces it at 11-15am, tomorrow at Bowen House. More >>

Factory Farming Activists To Take Highway 58

Friday, 26 November 2004, 9:38 am | Campaign Against Factory Farming

The Campaign Against Factory Farming (CAFF) will take to the highway in an effort to ban battery hen farming this Saturday from midday to 2pm. More >>

"Hen Hell" would be a better description

Thursday, 4 November 2004, 11:49 am | Campaign Against Factory Farming

The Campaign Against Factory Farming (CAFF) has taken battery egg producers and distributors to the Advertising Standards Authority for misleading advertising. More >>

The Cruelty of Factory Farming

Tuesday, 21 September 2004, 9:43 am | Campaign Against Factory Farming

Campaign Against Factory Farming (CAFF) scientific adviser Dr. Michael Morris says he is pleased with a recent 60 minutes documentary that realistically portrayed the cruelty inherent in the battery cage system of egg production. "The silence ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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