Romania defies EU shipping sheep in summer heat

By |avgust 7th, 2019|animal rights, News, Romania, sheep export|

Under the burning sun in Romania's Midia port on the Black Sea, the Lady Maria stands ready to embark its passengers - thousands of sheep to be shipped to Libya for the Eid al-Adha holiday.

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Czech activists collect signatures for laying off animal cages across Europe

By |november 5th, 2018|animal rights, animal welfare, citizens' intitiative, News|

Nearly all rabbits, hens, pigs or quails spend their entire life cramped in breeding cages. A European citizens initiative to improve these living conditions was launched in September and was supported by several NGOs in the Czech Republic. EURACTIV.cz...

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Pamela Anderson gets behind bars in Paris protest against farm animal abuse

By |oktober 11th, 2018|animal rights, animal welfare, News|

Actress Pamela Anderson joined animal rights campaigners in Paris Wednesday (10 October), posing inside a cage to protest the caging of animals in European farming.

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EU citizens call for an end to the use of cages for farm animals

By |september 25th, 2018|animal rights, farming, News|

Earlier in September, the European Commission registered a new European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) called END THE CAGE AGE, which aims to put an end to the most appalling symbol of industrial animal farming – the cage, writes Olga Kikou.

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EU Parliament calls for global ban on animal testing for cosmetics

By |maj 4th, 2018|animal rights, animal testing, cosmetics, Cosmetics Regulation, News|

The European Parliament on Thursday (3 May) called on the European Union to launch a high-level diplomatic campaign to impose a worldwide ban on animal testing in the cosmetics industry.

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Putting an end to cosmetics testing on animals, definitively

By |marec 5th, 2018|animal rights, animal testing, animal welfare, cosmetics, Cosmetics Regulation, News|

The EU ban on animal testing for cosmetics was a huge step forward but a global ban is the only guarantee that no animal will have to suffer or die for the sake of a shampoo or lipstick ever again, writes Kerry Postlewhite.

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New organic rules and animal welfare: Meeting social expectations or not?

By |december 22nd, 2017|agriculture, animal rights, animal welfare, News, organic farming, organic products, organic regulation|

The EU organic logo brings certain guarantees about high standards of animal welfare, and EU institutions ought to show strong commitment to address weaknesses in regards to animal welfare rules, writes Olga Kikou.

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Commission wants ‘real progress’ on live animal transport but no law review plans

By |oktober 16th, 2017|animal disease, animal protection, animal rights, animal transport, animal welfare, News, Vytenis Andriukaitis|

EU Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis wants to see “real progress” in the proper implementation of animal transport rules, a European Commission spokesperson told EURACTIV.com. But the EU executive claims the current legislation is comprehensive and does not plan to review it.

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