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Compassion in World Farming (CIWF)
DG Health and Food Safety
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
As the prices of fur on the world market have been low in recent years, all Estonian fur farms have closed their doors, the only one being the Baltic Fur AS in Karjaküla, which is also struggling for survival.
Last fur farm in Estonia faces closure
13 August 2019
On 22 January, the Estonian parliament again rejected a proposal to close fur farms with a 5-year transition period.
Animal advocates to help resubmit legislative fur farm ban in response to earlier rejection
28 January 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