Broiler, Beter Leven, Welfare

European Parliament’s plenary urges Commission to improve broiler chicken welfare and public health

Photo credits: Beter Leven Today the European Parliament almost unanimously adopted a Resolution urging the European Commission to improve the welfare of broiler chickens as a prerequisite to reduce the sector’s dependency on antibiotics, which is increasingly threatening human health. — Ninety percent of broiler chickens in the European Union currently belong to fast growing […]

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European Parliament urges European Commission to address animal welfare, environmental and public health impact of intensive broiler farming

On World Animal Day the European Parliament Plenary meeting unanimously called on the European Commission to fully enforce the Broiler Directive and resolve the animal welfare, environmental and health threats resulting from industrial broiler chicken farming. Commissioner Bienkowska committed to develop more animal welfare indicators and promote funding to higher welfare chicken farming systems through […]

End Pig Pain Andrzej Skowron

One million citizens say EU must stop tolerating pig mutilations as cover-up for broken farming system

Photo credits: Andrzej Skowron The European pig industry routinely flouts welfare laws and public opinion in pursuit of higher profits while member states continuously turn a blind eye. Eurogroup for Animals and a million citizens urge the European Commission to break this vicious circle. — With the unprecedented 16-month pan-European campaign ‘EndPigPain’, Eurogroup for Animals and […]