2022 a year in review

2022 saw us coming out of the pandemic and things slowly started getting back to normal.  Here is an overview of our activities and achievements across the year. January – March: Non-EU export grows, welfare breaches, and calf export investigation … Continued

EFI initiates High Court proceedings against the State

EFI monitors calves at Rosslare Since EFI’s formation, our biggest campaigning effort has been against live export. We have focused on the export of unweaned calves because we believe it is being conducted unlawfully as feeding requirements cannot be met … Continued

New investigation by CIWF exposes horrendous living conditions for sows

As a family of gorgeous piglets are welcomed into the world at My Lovely Pig Rescue, Compassion in World Farming has launched a major new undercover investigation exposing the immense suffering of sows in cage systems on EU farms, including … Continued

Hungry and stressed – investigation into live exports out of Irish ports

EFI has observed hundreds of trucks at Rosslare port full of bawling calves, just like the trucks filmed on the Irish Ferries crossing on 19th April that showed trucks on an outside deck and, despite the noise from the wind … Continued

Investigation into the export of unweaned calves to mainland Europe

Ethical Farming Ireland recently assisted Eyes on Animals in an investigation into the export of unweaned calves from Ireland to mainland Europe, accompanied by MEP Anja Hazekamp. We were focusing on what happens to the calves at the marts and … Continued