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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 22/08/2014
The 9th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences starts this Sunday 24th August. It brings together over 1000 participants from all over the world offering the ideal opportunity for dialogue and cooperation between researchers, scientists, national authorities and regulators, veterinarians and animal welfare organisations under the theme ‘’Humane Science in the 21st Century’’.
Posted on 13/06/2014
Discover easy ways to stay in touch with Eurogroup for Animals through social media and other channels.
Posted on 28/01/2014
Every year the North Atlantic turns into a red sea as Faroese carry on the ‘grindadráp’, a cruel tradition which involves driving cetaceans into bays before severing their spinal cords with knives, resulting in a slow and extremely painful death.
Posted on 20/01/2014
From 21 to 23 January 2014, the European Fur Information Centre (a pro-fur trade body) will hold an exhibition at the European Parliament to promote the fur industry. In a recent Parliament Magazine advertisement promoting this event, they have invited everyone, including the ‘nay-sayers’, to join them in their discussion of ‘animal welfare, ethics, sustainability, socioeconomics and the future of fur’.
Posted on 06/09/2013
Employees working at the Dutch meat processing company Vion have revealed this week that ‘Beter Leven’ animal welfare assurance scheme had been applied fraudulently to meat that did not comply to the standard and is likely to have been sourced from factory farms.
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