has been campaigning for the closure of the Karantina slaughterhouse for over a year now.
She said footage recorded by CIWF
found pigs kept in appalling conditions, from filthy barren pens and pigs covered in excrement and flies to sick pigs left to die in dingy corridors.
spokesman Peter Stevenson said: "This should set alarm bells ringing at the Commission and the 17 member states that are not going to comply with the ban.
will work with its project partner, World Society for the Protection of Animals, with a view to launching the tool in a year's time.
Consumers concerned about farm animal welfare can request copies of the Compassionate Shoppers Guide by calling CIWF
on (01730) 264 208.
You can join the fight by calling the CIWF
on 01730 264208 or writing to: CIWF
, Charles House, 5a Charles Street, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 3EH.
There are decided lapses in hygienic standards, although The Daily Star did not witness any of the types of abuses featured in the CIWF
Some are better than others - eg, those of Waitrose and M&S, according to CIWF
And the report upon which CIWF
bases its research actually concluded the livestock sector contains the potential to solve many environmental problems worldwide, with major improvements possible at reasonable cost.
Christmas at Ascot by Terence Gilbert (above, left) and Two of Our Beneficiaries by Katie O'Sullivan will be sold to help fund the vital welfare work of six charities - the Blue Cross, Brooke Hospital, CIWF
, ILPH, Racing Welfare and the Thoroughbred Rehabilitation Centre.
I am urging readers to contact CIWF
(01730 264208 or www.
Kerry Burgess, campaigns director at CIWF
, said: 'What we witnessed and filmed was entirely unacceptable.