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Investigation into fate of cattle and unweaned calves reconfirms urgent need to revise EU law

Photo credits: Animal Welfare Foundation / Animals International Investigations have once again uncovered violations that inflict unnecessary suffering on animals being transported alive, despite the EU Transport Regulation entering into force thirteen years ago. Animals International (AI) and the Animal Welfare Foundation (AWF) have revealed the fate of 30 breeding cattle that left Bavaria and […]

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ESSERE ANIMALI: Big win for minks in Italy

Photo credit: © Essere Animali Following the campaign to obtain a national fur farming ban, Essere Animali recently announced another small but significant win for minks in Italy. Their latest report revealing the presence of asbestos has led to the closure of a fur farm in the province of Vicenza.  From now on, 30,000 fewer […]

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DEUTSCHER TIERSCHUTZBUND: Cruel treatment of laboratory animals shows failure in the implementation of EU Directive

Following a shocking investigation by Cruelty Free International and SOKO Tierschutz showing cruelty to monkeys and dogs in the Laboratory of Pharmacology and Toxicology (LPT) near Hamburg, our German member organisation Deutscher Tierschutzbund calls for the closure of the laboratory and for the implementation of the EU Directive. According to the German animal protection organisation, […]

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WELFARM and ANIMAL WELFARE FOUNDATION: New investigation on the transport of unweaned calves shows violation of EU law

Photo credits: WELFARM / Animal Welfare Foundation  WELFARM and Animal Welfare Foundation released a new investigation showing massive violations of the EU transport regulation. By following a truck loaded with 155 young calves transported from Poland to the Franco-German border, investigators found that the animals were kept in the truck for 20 hours, with no […]