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ESSERE ANIMALI: New investigation exposes ‘horrific’ conditions on Italian fish farms

Photo credits: ©Essere Animali The Guardian released a shocking investigation conducted by Essere Animali that uncovers terrible conditions on European ‘factory farms’ for fish. These largely unregulated, cruel practices expose the lack of fish’ legal protection in spite of being widely accepted as sentient beings. The distressing footage filmed by Essere Animali shows sea bream, […]

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ESSERE ANIMALI: New investigation exposes severe abuses on pigs destined for Parma Ham production

After we exposed systematic cruelties and unlawful practices in Parma Ham production last March, Essere Animali’s new investigation shows nothing has changed and severe abuses are still ongoing in farms where pigs destined for Parma Ham are bred. Our new Italian member organisation Essere Animali has released new appalling footage showing instances of brutal violence […]

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LAV: ITALY adopts a legislation prescribing a phase out of animals in circuses and travelling exhibitions

On 8 November the Italian Parliament adopted a legislation prescribing the phase-out of circuses and travelling exhibitions with animals following a 2016 draft bill of the Government. The legislation delegates to a subsequent Ministerial decree the elaboration of the timeline and specific measures to be undertaken to implement the law. The decree is due to […]