World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences

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 […]

Urgent ban needed on imports of horsemeat sold under EU label

Animal welfare coalition calls on the European Commission for a ban on horsemeat imports to stop its torturous production in North and South America. The international animal welfare coalition, formed by Tierschutzbund Zürich (Switzerland), Animal Welfare Foundation (Germany), Animals’ Angels (USA), GAIA (Belgium), Eyes on Animals (Netherlands), L214 (France), supported by Eurogroup for Animals (Brussels), […]

Equines break through wall of silence

First EC equine expert meeting shows Europe must act on horse welfare. Eurogroup for Animals and World Horse Welfare welcomed the discussion at the European Commission’s first equine expert meeting yesterday hailing it as a significant first step in the process of securing better equine welfare, health and consumer protection across Europe. The meeting gathered representatives […]

MEPs support recognition of animal welfare in Invasive Alien Species regulation

Eurogroup for Animals welcomes the European Parliament’s endorsement of a compromise proposal for a Regulation on the prevention and management of the introduction and spread of invasive alien species voted on at Plenary today. Improvements to the Commission’s proposal included additional references to animal welfare such as consideration of non-lethal methods and impacts on non-target […]