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The Romanian authorities officially approved the livestock vessel Queen Hind for export of live animals.
The causes for the capsizing of the livestock vessel Queen Hind are still unknown
28 February 2020
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
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
Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed was in the Netherlands on Tuesday promoting Irish live exports.
Irish Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed was in the Netherlands promoting Irish live exports
24 December 2019
On Sunday, more than 14,600 sheep drowned in the Black Sea after a ship overturned shortly after leaving Midia harbour in Romania.
Tragedy at Midia brings renewed calls for infringement proceedings against Romania
25 November 2019
Eight of the 9366 cattle exported from Timaru to China have died during transit in 2019, according to the Ministry for Primary Industries' voyage report summaries.
Export cattle vigorously prepared for long transit by sea, New Zealand's farmers say
22 November 2019
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
Suspended by their legs while still conscious, tied up and with their necks cut halfway through: a new investigation by Animals International reveals the fate of French animals exported alive to Morocco and Lebanon.
Revealed: The horrible fate of French animals exported alive to third countries
15 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
Animal rights organisation SAFE will today hand over their petition to Green MP Gareth Hughes, calling for an end to live export cruelty.
Petition to end live export to be presented to New Zealand Parliament
24 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
The ban on live sheep exports was only ever intended to be temporary.
The ban on Australian live sheep exports has just been lifted. Here’s what’s changed
19 September 2019