Archive | June, 2015

One World media award from Bruce Lee “sewers” film

Bruce Lee, King of the Sewers, produced by Ecologist Film Unit’s co-director Jim Wickens for Channel 4 News, has won best short film at the 2015 One World Media awards. It follows previous awards for the film including a Royal Television Society prize and an Amnesty award. More info:

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Revealed: livestock MRSA in supermarket pork

A special Ecostorm / Ecologist Film Unit investigation with The Guardian revealed how a new pig superbug – LA-MRSA CC398 – is spreading onto our plates and into our bodies. Watch the disturbing results of our food tests in four of Britain’s biggest supermarkets, where the superbug has been found in pork. It’s not deadly […]

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Poultry investigation wins Derek Cooper award

The Ecostorm / Ecologist Film Unit joint investigation with The Guardian into hygiene failures in the UK poultry sector has won the 2015 Derek Cooper Award for investigative and campaigning journalism at the guild of Food Writers annual award ceremony. The investigation, using undercover footage, photographic evidence and information from whistleblowers revealed in 2014 how […]

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