Herds of MPs pledge to vote for new meat and dairy law
MPs recently took time out from party conferences to beef up Friends of the Earth's Fix the Food Chain campaign.
They pledged to vote for a new law to halt the wildlife and rainforest destruction caused by factory farming.
The Sustainable Livestock Bill - introduced by Rob Flello MP - calls for Government action to overhaul the current system and support planet-friendly farming.
Posing for pictures with local Friends of the Earth campaigners MPs agreed to vote in favour of the Bill when it is debated on 12 November.
MPs took time out from both the Liberal Democrats' conference in Liverpool and Labour's in Manchester to show their support.
Derby North MP, Chris Williamson, said
I'm backing the Sustainable Livestock Bill because I support a fairer and more planet-friendly future for food and farming. We must reduce our reliance on imported soy for animal feed which is causing forest destruction overseas
Chris Williamson, Labour MP for Derby North, shows his support
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The Bill will need the backing of at least 100 MPs in Westminster on 12 November.
John Pugh MP and members of Southport Friends of the Earth get behind the Bill
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