Animal welfare:European Commission against laying hen cages
(26/01/2012)

Brussels, 26 January 2012: This morning the European Commission announced the start of the infringement procedure against 13 Member States on laying hen cages..

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UK egg industry launches judicial review proceedings
(09/01/2012)

The British Egg Industry Council (BEIC) has embarked on the first stage towards launching Judicial Review proceedings by formally writing to Defra – the UK government’s department responsible …

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Animal welfare: One million signatures against long-distance transport
(02/01/2012)

2 January 2012: Earlier today, the one-millionth signature was registered on the www.8hours.eu website. This massive mobilisation of European citizens is calling for an end to long-distance..

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Animal welfare-Huffington Post: The 2011 Food Scandals
(22/12/2011)

The investigation into abuses committed on pigs by Smithfields Foods in the USA ranks no. 1 in the list of 2011 food-related scandals published by American online newspaper The Huffington Post…

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Adolfo Sansolini – Animal Welfare Consultant
(22/12/2011)

On 14 March 2013 the new AnimalWelfareAndTrade office was opened in London.
After years working as a freelance consultant …

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IHP’s Christmas letter
(22/12/2011)

IHP’s Christmas letter IHP, the Italian Horse Protection association, has just published its Christmas letter, where it lists some of its animal welfare activities undertaken in 2011…

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6 months of AnimalWelfareAndTrade
(03/12/2011)

The AnimalWelfareAndTrade website was launched on 28 May. Six months on, there are some things to celebrate, and also a couple of apologies to make.

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Animal welfare:Romanian Parliament sentences stray dogs to death
(24/11/2011)

Bucharest, 22 November: in a vote already postponed several times amid international appeals to reject the proposal, the Romanian Parliament …

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8hours signatures pass 900,000
(24/11/2011)

Over 900,000 people have already signed the 8hours petition which aims to put an end to long-distance journeys for animals sent for slaughter in the EU …

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Animal Welfare:EC report on live transport fails to protect animals transported for slaughter
(11/11/2011)

10 November 2011: This morning the Directorate-General for Health and Consumers (DG SANCO) of the European Commission released its report …

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