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This third OIE annual report on the use of antimicrobial agents intended for use in animals provides a global and regional analysis from 2015 to 2017.
OIE Annual report on antimicrobial agents intended for use in animals
17 February 2020
New study by Our World in Data focuses on the environmental impacts of food.
Plant-based product emissions 10-50 times lower than animal-based ones, research finds
6 February 2020
Today the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published three scientific opinions on the welfare of rabbits kept in the EU for meat consumption.
EFSA concludes conventional rabbit cages have worst welfare score
9 January 2020
We welcome the Petitions Committee's report released today following its inquiry into the impact of fireworks on humans and animals.
New report urges UK government to restrict the use of fireworks
5 November 2019
Het Beter Leven keurmerk of animal protection continues to grow and so farmers keep their animals more animal-friendly, according to the annual figures published today.
Beter Leven’s animal protection seal is increasing - but consumers must keep on demanding
21 October 2019
Racing Australia boss Barry O’Farrell condemns ‘unacceptable’ practices following ABC report on racehorses
Prosecutions 'should occur' after footage reveals racehorse cruelty and slaughter for EU-bound meat
18 October 2019
The welfare of fish in aquaculture is of increasing public concern in Europe and thus of growing importance for fish farmers.
New FAO Report addresses welfare of fish in aquaculture
12 October 2019
The report aims for assisting IUCN to clarify the ethical acceptability of trophy hunting according to current IUCN statutes and policies and consistent with generally accepted methodologies of social and environmental ethics.
New IUCN report: Trophy hunting not consistent with “sustainable use”
27 September 2019
Dog welfare campaigns that tell people to be “responsible owners” don’t help to promote behaviour change, a new University of Liverpool report suggests.
The problem with promoting ‘responsible dog ownership’
24 September 2019
Government investigations into alleged animal cruelty after scarred, frayed and lice-infested salmon were filmed at a fish farm on the island of Lewis were a “whitewash”, according to a new report.
In Scotland official inspections of lice-ridden salmon farm slammed as ‘whitewash’
22 September 2019
An EC report confirms a worldwide decrease in red meat consumption and increase in animal feed commodities resulting from growth in intensive livestock production.
EC report: Red meat consumption down; animal feed commodities up
19 September 2019
Baltic pelagic fisheries has massively misreported official catches, with sprat catches regularly recorded as herring – and the false reporting is not an isolated event, reports SR Kaliber, an investigative programme on Swedish national radio.
Swedish TV reports Baltic pelagic fisheries' false catch figures and poor sustainable management
17 September 2019