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Amber light for animal welfare in the Green Deal

Photo: Omar Calderone Eurogroup for Animals is pleased to see that the proposed European Green Deal, which was revealed today, concedes that stricter standards are needed for farm animal welfare and identifies potential opportunities to tackle biodiversity loss and threats to wildlife. Now, though, we’d like to see specific information and ambitious proposals on how […]

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One million EU citizens make history for farm animals

Photo: ©Otwarte Klatki / Andrew Skowron One million EU citizens have signed the #EndTheCageAge European Citizens Initiative (ECI) petition, the biggest ever political push for farm animal welfare. The #EndTheCageAge ECI, which aims to end the use of cages for farm animals across the continent, was launched in September 2018 by Compassion In World Farming […]

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Baby steps for animal welfare in the CAP – but boat missed for systemic change

While Eurogroup for Animals today welcomes the inclusion of animal welfare in the Common Agricultural Policy’s ‘eco-scheme’ incentive programme, disappointment persists over missed opportunities to fundamentally reform the one piece of legislation which most affects the lives of the seven billion farm animals raised and slaughtered each year in the EU. Animal welfare was first […]