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News Section Icon Published 07/12/2023

New EU law to protect animals during transport – a missed opportunity

Today, the European Commission published a proposal to reform the EU’s outdated rules for the transport of live animals.

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News Section Icon Published 19/10/2023

Citizens Committee weighs up legal options to deliver EU cages ban, as new poll confirms it has overwhelming public support

A huge majority of Europeans supports a ban on individual cages for farmed animals, a new poll has revealed today. Despite this overwhelming support, the European Commission has failed to publish its draft proposals for a ban as promised.

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News Section Icon Published 13/10/2023

MEPs fail citizens on animal welfare, new analysis reveals

European Parliament lawmakers from centre-right and right-wing groups consistently vote against measures to improve the welfare of farmed animals, finds a new analysis of over 10,000 datapoints published today by Compassion in World Farming.

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News Section Icon Published 04/10/2023

EU Commission slaps democracy in the face, signals GAME OVER for EU animal welfare revolution

Today, the European Commission has finally broken its silence on its promised draft animal welfare revolution, signalling it is game over for the promised ban on caged farming.

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News Section Icon Published 03/10/2023

EU Green Deal nominee calls promised animal welfare revolution “difficult”

Today, Commission Executive Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič characterised the file with the revision of the animal welfare legislation “difficult” when questioned by lawmakers in the European Parliament.

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News Section Icon Published 25/09/2023

11 Key Measures for Food Transformation

The EU’s legislative framework for sustainable food systems (FSFS) is expected soon, a coalition of 5 European organisations released a groundbreaking report titled ‘Plant-Powered Politics: Europe's Shift Towards a Plant-Based System’.

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News Section Icon Published 13/09/2023

Fears EU has shelved promised ban on caged farming

Today, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen revealed in her State of the Union speech that the European Commission is shelving its unprecedented commitment to ban caged farming, in response to a referendum-like action by 1.4 million…

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News Section Icon Published 11/09/2023

EU faces consequences if plans to drop animal welfare laws go ahead

The EU is considering dropping its plans for stricter animal welfare measures. The movement 'End the Cage Age' warns that if the EU Commission goes ahead with its scandalous decision to drop the draft law, it will come back to haunt them.

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News Section Icon Published 25/07/2023

EU cage farming ban still on track despite attacks

The EU ban on caged farming is still on track despite the organised political attack on the European Green Deal, according to media reports.

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News Section Icon Published 11/07/2023

EU Parliament drops restrictions on farming pollution after industry pressure

Today, the European Parliament voted to drop proposed restrictions on pollution from factory farms, sabotaging the European Commission’s efforts to step up environmental and climate action.

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