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Posted on 24/02/2015
Amid continued uncertainty surrounding the future of the Commission's organic farming proposal, the Rapporteur in the European Parliament’s Environment Committee, Sirpa Pietikäinen, has taken the first step towards ensuring better recognition of animal welfare in organic farming.
Posted on 11/02/2015
Each year, poultry farms in the Netherlands are hit by avian influenza, resulting in the mindless cull of animals. To tackle this problem, Eurogroup member Dierenbescherming (the Dutch Society for the Protection of Animals) presented yesterday a plan for animal friendly approaches to bird flu. Examples of the measures include animal vaccination and a better outdoor run for the chickens.
Posted on 09/02/2015
A report by Danish animal rights organization Anima reveals toxic chemicals found in tested garments. The findings in the Danish report are consistent with previous studies in Germany and Italy, where a variety of international brands tested positive for toxic chemicals, including luxury brand Gucci.
Posted on 19/01/2015
Djurens Rätt (Animal Rights Sweden) has mapped the County Administrative Boards’ inspections of mink farms in Sweden during 2014. At just over 6 out of 10 inspected farms shortcomings in animal husbandry were noted despite the fact that nearly half of the inspected farms were notified in advance about the inspection.
Posted on 15/01/2015
As a new ban on the import of horsemeat from Mexico to the EU comes into effect, Eurogroup for Animals, along with a coalition of international animal welfare organisations, today calls on the European Commission to apply similar bans elsewhere.
Posted on 17/04/2014
Eurogroup for Animals hopes that the vote on 17 April 2014 in the Plenary in Strasbourg on the Resolution on the state of play of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement will endorse the resolution drafted by Jan Zahradil MEP and ensure that animal welfare standards are included in the agreement.
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