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Animal Welfare Foundation e.V.
Compassion in World Farming (CIWF)
DG Health and Food Safety
EU Animal Welfare Platform
European Court of Auditors
European Court of Justice
Fondation Brigitte Bardot
Fondation droit animal éthique & sciences (LFDA)
Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals
Stop Live Transport
Stop The Trucks
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA)
Trade in meat and carcasses
Animal Welfare Foundation e.V.
Compassion in World Farming
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Welfarm - Protection mondiale des animaux de ferme
The buyers of leather goods do not always know where the leather comes from. In the 37 degree film, author Manfred Karremann tracks down the tortuous ways of transporting animals.
The truth behind the transport of animals used for leather
20 February 2020
Investigations have once again uncovered violations that inflict unnecessary suffering on animals being transported alive, despite the EU Transport Regulation entering into force thirteen years ago.
Investigation into fate of cattle and unweaned calves reconfirms urgent need to revise EU law
19 February 2020
Decision concerns two ships regularly transporting live animals to the Middle East, prompting questions about monitoring of fleet.
Ireland revokes livestock ship operator's licence for low performance rating
18 February 2020
Help us fight live transport's cruelty by supporting two petitions by Animal Welfare Foundation.
Help us keep EP petitions on live transport open
7 February 2020
Discovery by salvage divers off Romania raises new questions over EU exports of live animals
Secret decks found on ship that capsized, killing thousands of sheep
4 February 2020
Transported alive for up to several days or even weeks, despite legislation and 21st century values – this is still happening to animals in their millions every year, both within and outside Europe.
A shift to meat and carcasses is not only long-awaited, it is totally justified
19 November 2019
An annual shipping moratorium will support the live sheep trade’s future and shore up a reliable sheep supply to Middle East customers, the peak livestock export group’s boss says.
Australian live trade body backs annual shipping pause during hotter months
25 October 2019
The livestock sector is today at the epicentre of public debates in Europe and beyond.
European livestock sector tries to influence debate on negative impact of farming with #MeatTheFacts
25 September 2019
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
There are 170 black and white spotted cattle in Jörn Siemann's stables, much more does not fit on his farm in the Segeberg district of Schleswig-Holstein.
German veterinarians want to end live transport cruelty
6 September 2019
International animal rights associations have handed Nacional dramatic and poignant photographs proving that Croatia does not comply with European animal welfare standards
European Commission is considering sanctions on Croatia over animal abuse in Rasa
13 August 2019
The plight of the 70,000 sheep on the shipment from Romania to the Persian Gulf continues, with the vessel entering Shuwaikh port in Kuwait yesterday in temperatures that were reported to have reached 47°C.
Misery for 70,000 Gulf-bound sheep continues
5 August 2019