Animal welfare: European action targets Commissioner Dalli
(15/06/2012)

Last Thursday, 7 June, EU Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection, John Dalli (Malta) received a group of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs)…

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Animal Welfare:Commissioner Dalli receives 1103248 8hours signatures
(08/06/2012)

The 8hours campaign was launched jointly by Animals’ Angels – an international organisation which has documented hundreds of cases of severe suffering …

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AWAT: 365 days, 3,600 visits
(28/05/2012)

On the occasion of its first 365 days of life (28 May 2011 to 27 May 2012), the AnimalWelfareAndTrade website offers many reasons to celebrate.

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Animal Welfare: productivity and quality of meat
(22/05/2012)

The first edition of this book was published in Mexico in 2010. It was so well received that a second edition is now planned for the end of 2012. I was honoured to accept…

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Conference on Enforcement in the EU
(18/05/2012)

On 19 January 2012 the European Animal Welfare Strategy (2011-2015) was adopted by the EU Commission. Better enforcement of existing legislation is one of its essential aspects…

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EP Committees support 8 hours
(08/05/2012)

Brussels, 8 May 2012: This morning the Environment and Transport Committees of the European Parliament voted on draft opinions responding to the Commission’s report on live animal transport of November 2011…

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eBay art auction for the benefit of IHP
(02/05/2012)

Carlo Romiti, a painter, sculptor, theatre writer and director, and a great horse lover, has decided to support Italian Horse Protection’s projects for the welfare of equines…

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Animal welfare: new publication on live animal transport
(30/04/2012)

30 April 2012: A new publication on the animal welfare problems caused by long-distance live transport is now available in PDF format. I was glad to participate in the production of this new resource …

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Italian Zoo Inquiry published
(30/04/2012)

The EU Zoo Inquiry 2011 has been conducted by the Born Free Foundation in association with ENDCAP, a pan-European coalition of animal welfare NGOs …

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Animal welfare: European Parliament adopts 8hours written declaration
(15/03/2012)

Brussels, 15 March 2012: This morning the European Parliament adopted Written Declaration 49/2011 on the establishment of a maximum 8-hour journey limit for animals…

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