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Once again the voice of the animals and the will of all those who defend them are left out of Congress. With more than 95% of the vote scrutinized, right now the Animalist Party would not enter the Congress despite its more than 300,000 votes.
Spanish Elections 1: Animal Party is only held back by the unfair electoral law
11 February 2020
An EU-level animal welfare labelling scheme that would inform consumers about the welfare of animals during food production was proposed by Germany at yesterday’s AGRIFISH Council meeting.
Germany grasps the nettle: labelling matters
29 January 2020
Eurogroup for Animals
With the exception of a detailed Directive for calves, the welfare of dairy cattle is not regulated by species-specific legislation in the European Union.
Paper on the protection of dairy cattle in the EU: State of play and directions for policymaking from a legal and animal advocacy perspective
2 December 2019
Ukraine is taking a long time to meet its commitment to align its animal welfare standards with the EU. Could a compromise on chicken breasts be the EU’s chance to push for higher standards to be implemented quicker?
Could this be the moment for the EU to accelerate Ukraine’s move towards better animal welfare?
15 May 2019
We’ve all heard them and used them – the common references to farmed animals that appeal to the worst part of human nature: ‘pearls before swine’, ‘what a pig’, ‘like lambs to the slaughter’, ‘bird brain’.
Face it: A farmed animal is someone, not something
11 May 2019
The Big Agri industry has launched a multi-pronged attack on the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) to End The Cage Age, writes Olga Kikou, the head of Compassion in World Farming EU.
Agri-food industry harshly criticizes ‘End the Cage Age’ initiative
30 January 2019
On October 1 the German coalition announced their disappointing decision to plan to delay mandatory anesthesia for piglets during castration, just three months before the measure’s supposed enforcement.
Germany to delay implementation of mandatory anaesthesia for piglets during castration
8 October 2018