European Parliament approves new committee on live transport of animals

By |junij 19th, 2020|animal farming, animal transport, animal welfare, inquiry committee, live animal transport, livestock farming, News|

The European Parliament approved the setting up of an Inquiry Committee on live transport on Friday (19 June) with an overwhelming majority of 605 out of 689 MEPs in favour, after audits revealed major problems with the welfare of animals during transport

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Andriukaitis questions live animal transport after Romanian sheep tragedy

By |november 26th, 2019|animal transport, animal welfare, News, Vytenis Andriukaitis|

EU Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis called on the next EU executive to include animal welfare in the new Green Deal following a tragedy in which almost 15,000 sheep drowned in the Black Sea off Romania's coast.

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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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