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Compassion in World Farming (CIWF)
DG Health and Food Safety
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
Stop Live Transport
Stop The Trucks
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Accepted motions for resolutions on changes in animal transport but a positive signal
Austrian MEPs vote on motions for resolutions on live animal transport
20 September 2019
If you’ve been feeling the heat this week, imagine what it’s like for animals crammed into trucks for transportation – often for several days or weeks – without receiving water and veterinary care, and in temperatures largely exceeding 30 degrees.
Despite EC’s heat wave alert, most Member States are still transporting animals
26 June 2019
Consumers picture dairy cows grazing contently on pasture in green fields. But a new report by the European Commission’s DG Sante reveals this idyllic image to be far from the truth for many of the EU’s 23.5 million dairy cows.
Secret suffering in EU dairy sector revealed by new Commission report
28 November 2017
‘Are consumers ready to understand the added value of animal welfare in the food products they consume?’ This was the question asked today at the European Commission’s animal welfare conference in Milan.
Animal welfare must become the norm if we really care about “Feeding the planet”
15 June 2015