Breeders of dogs for experiments sentenced for killing
(28/01/2015)

Veterinarian and co-manager of an Italian breeding centre that sells beagle dogs to laboratories were given prison sentences, and the centre has been closed

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Why AnimalWelfareAndTrade is Charlie too
(08/01/2015)

The Je Suis Charlie image was uploaded on the AnimalWelfareAndTrade Twitter and Facebook pages too. Why is this relevant to animal welfare?

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GAIA
(07/01/2015)

Foie gras is one of the worst products derived from animal abuse, and unfortunately we still find it on the market in most countries. I am happy to be joining GAIA in its international campaign to end the torture of geese and ducks for the production of foie gras.
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Foie gras, one of the cruellest foods in the world
(02/01/2015)

Foie gras, one of the cruellest foods in the world
Foie gras consumption increases steeply during the Christmas period: ironically, God’s gift to humanity is celebrated by torturing many of His harmless creatures…

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Article on stall-free pigs in Gambero Rosso magazine
(23/12/2014)

A short article I wrote on Arcos Dorados’ announcement to go stall-free was published in Italian food magazine Gambero Rosso (available in Italian only).

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The new life of CAROdog and CAROcat
(17/12/2014)

The new CAROdog and CAROcat websites for the promotion of dog and cat responsible ownership in Europe have been launched today in Brussels

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EU Member States launch Declaration on Animal Welfare and call for end of long-distance transport
(15/12/2014)

EU Member States launch Declaration on Animal Welfare and call for end of long-distance transport
The Ministers of Agriculture of Germany, Netherlands and Denmark have signed a Declaration on Animal Welfare, calling on EU institutions to improve animal welfare…

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EU Commission trying to define stray dogs as “wild”
(15/12/2014)

FOUR PAWS opposes the European Commission proposal to establish in the future Animal Health Law that stray domestic animals are to be considered wild animals.

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Interview with Adolfo Sansolini on xpolitix: The Ethical Lobbyist
(11/12/2014)

Adolfo Sansolini has been interviewed for the Italian blog xpolitix about his work as an ethical lobbyist for animal welfare.

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Survivors: IHP’s beautiful 2015 Calendar
(05/12/2014)

Italian Horse Protection (IHP) has produced a calendar for 2015, presenting photographs of 12 of the animals it has rescued from situations of mistreatment.

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