Live exports hold something of a unique position in the British public’s psyche. The lively scenes of protest at ports in the 1990s mounted a highly successful campaign against the trade and made sure the issue remained memorable. The danger now is that many think live animal exports have become a thing of the past. Sadly this is not the case.

Compassion in World Farming believes that farm animals should not and need not suffer. Transporting live animals hundreds, sometimes thousands of miles, to their deaths and causing them significant suffering, when their carcasses could as easily be traded, ...


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