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Morrisons has reportedly become the first major supermarket to solely supply free-range eggs, ending the sale of caged eggs.
Morrisons becomes ‘first major supermarket’ to go free range
24 February 2020
Slovak egg producers will switch to litter, aviary and free-range laying hens by 2030.
Cages for laying hens get red light in Slovakia
17 February 2020
On Friday 14 February the Bundesrat in Germany will take a vote which impacts the continual use of sow stalls in Germany.
ECI “End the Cage Age”: your help needed in decisive vote in Germany on 14 February
10 February 2020
An open letter co-signed by organisations from all across Europe is calling on the new EU Commissioners to end the use of cages in farming.
More than 160 organisations call on the new EU leaders to end caged farming
5 December 2019
French researchers found that horses stalled with enrichments, such as forage, windows, and toys, still exhibited signs of stress and depression associated with confinement.
French researchers conclude enrichments aren’t enough to make box stalls better
11 October 2019
A total of 1,617,405 citizens have signed the EndTheCageAge European Citizens’ Initiative to make cages history for farmed animals.
Sixth ECI calls for end of cages for farmed animals
9 October 2019
On September 13, Welfarm signed a partnership with Cecab, a group of hen breeders from the Aucy group.
Partnership agreement with D’Aucy to improve farming conditions for laying hens
26 September 2019
The End the Cage Age European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) has closed with over 1.5 million signatures asking the EU to put an end to the confinement of farmed animals.
More than a million people want to see the end of cages for farmed animals
12 September 2019
New images from a video investigation carried out by Animal Equality in a farm in Northern Italy show once again the cruel conditions of caged sows.
ANIMAL EQUALITY ITALY: Investigation shows the suffering of caged sows in Italy
11 September 2019
Welcome to our monthly roundup of the biggest issues in farming and food production, with must-read reports from around the web.
Animals farmed: swine fever, caged eggs and animals as sentient beings
9 September 2019
New investigation by our French member L214 reveals the horrible conditions rabbits bred for their meat have to endure in a farm located in the town of Nueil-les-Aubiers (Deux-Sèvres) in central-west France.
L214: Investigation in a French rabbit farm shows it’s time to #EndTheCageAge
27 August 2019
It’s often said that UK farming has the highest animal welfare standards in the world, and yet animal welfare is the top concern amongst many UK shoppers.
Poultry Site: “enriched cages do not provide a ‘“life worth living’ for laying hens”
26 June 2019