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McDonald’s commits to sourcing cage-free eggs

On 14 November McDonald’s South Africa announced that it would implement a cage-free policy when it came to the sourcing of their eggs, transitioning  to a 100% cage-free supply chain by 2025. This comes after continued efforts from Human Society International and other animal welfare organisations, including our One Web of Life programme,  to engage […]

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Compassion in our food systems

With the slogan, ‘WE’RE NOT LOVIN’ IT, MCDONALD’S SA!’ four local animal protection groups – including SAFCEI through the One Web of Life (OWL) programme – are asking McDonalds South Africa to join its counterparts in Canada and the US in phasing out the use of battery chickens. An online petition started in March this year […]

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Feast of the Clowns 2016 celebration #EarthKeepersMustRise

This last Saturday 20th August 2016, SAFCEI participated in the annual Feast of the Clowns festival organised by the Tshwane Leadership Foundation (TLF) at Burgers Park, Central Pretoria. The theme for 2016 is #WeMustRise, inspired by the #MustFall campaigns which emphasized the power of ordinary people, both young and old, on the ground to make […]

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Normal Is Over Screening

SOUTH AFRICAN PREMIERE SCREENING OF “NORMAL IS OVER THE MOVIE”  Unique award-winning documentary offering various solutions to reverse the path of global decline SOUTH AFRICAN PREMIERE AT THE LABIA THEATRE AUG 5, 6 & 7  PLUS Q & A FILMMAKER, Renée Scheltema Dedicated to Renée’s beloved youngest daughter Elisa Emely Berkel (1989-2015) who dedicated the […]

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“Laudato Si’, mi Signore” – “Praise be to you, my Lord”: Conversations with Pope Francis

In his recent Encyclical, Pope Francis has opened a dialogue on how to take care of our Common Home. He has clearly opened this dialogue to all people of good will because we all share this Common Home, Catholic and non-Catholic all alike. The Pope has masterly and prophetically reflected on what is currently going […]

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