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News Section Icon Published 21/02/2023

Cages for hens must go, confirms EU scientific body

Laying hens should be housed in cage-free systems, concludes a new study by the Union’s scientific body, the European Food Safety Authority, adding that meat chickens need more space and must come from slow-growing breeds only.

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News Section Icon Published 20/02/2023

Minor changes to EU rules for transport of animals by sea

On Friday, the European Commission adopted new rules to improve the transport of live animals by sea, yet the proposed changes to the current law are very weak.

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