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Animal Welfare Foundation e.V.
Asociación de veterinarios abolicionistas de la tauromaquia y del maltrato animal (AVATMA)
Asociacion Nacional para la defensa de los animales (ANDA)
Common Agricultural Policy
Compassion in World Farming (CIWF)
DG Health and Food Safety
End Pig Pain
End The Cage Age
Equine Passport Regulation
EU Animal Welfare Platform
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
Fundación para el Asesoramiento y Acción en Defensa de los Animales (FAADA)
Illegal puppy trade
Lega Anti Vivisezione (LAV)
Slaughter without stunning
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA)
World Animal Protection (WAP)
Compassion in World Farming
Lega Anti Vivisezione
Welfarm - Protection mondiale des animaux de ferme
A shocking investigation reveals once again the cruelty behind some pig farms in North Italy.
Shocking investigation on a pig farm in North Italy
21 February 2020
Janusz Wojciechowski, the EU’s agriculture commissioner, wants to crack down on the environmental impact of intensive animal farming, but apart from support from animal welfare groups, his calls have so far met with mixed reactions.
EU agriculture chief under pressure over bid to trim intensive pig farming
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
Slaughterhouses have great difficulty recruiting staff. And the government supervision of slaughterhouses has been failing for years. But the extreme cost-price drive of meat production is at the root of the structural nature of these terrible incidents.
Slaughterhouses need more than video surveillance
3 February 2020
Researchers worry about the "growing influence [of the lobbies of animal husbandry] in public decisions which takes on a worrying dimension for our democracy"
130 researchers warn in open letter to better protect whistleblowers in France
29 January 2020
Eurogroup for Animals and its 69 member organisations are calling for a move away from high concentration CO2 stunning of pigs, a common method of slaughter that causes acute pain and severe suffering.
69 animal advocacy organisations urge the EU to replace CO2 stunning of pigs by 2025
31 October 2019
China’s large-scale hog farms that survived the world’s worst animal disease outbreak are expanding their herds, driving a recovery in sow numbers as early as next year, a pig conference heard.
How China’s giant pig purge is shaking up the $118 billion pork industry
23 October 2019
Minister of Agriculture Schouten has decided that CO2 stunning of slaughter pigs remains possible for the time being.
CO2 stunning of pigs will still be allowed in the Netherlands
12 September 2019
After years of burying neighbours’ complaints about illegal spraying of hog manure, state officials suddenly began posting them online. What changed?
'It smells like a decomposing body': North Carolina's polluting pig farms
11 September 2019
Banned in several European countries, the technique concerns around 85% of French male pigs, or more than 27,000 animals every day.
Castration of piglets without painkillers still carried out at the majority of pig farms
6 September 2019
Tail lesions are a major welfare concern within pig farming.
Study: “The Importance of the social sciences in reducing tail biting prevalence in pigs”
21 August 2019
The federal government is poised this month to adopt a rule that would essentially turn the largest pork processing lines in the United States into the autobahn: no speed limit.
How many hogs can be slaughtered per hour? The pork industry wants more
9 August 2019