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News Section Icon Published 25/11/2020

Members of EU Parliament send video message to #EndTheCageAge

Today, 13 Members of the European Parliament sent a video message to the European Commission urging it to end the use of cages in farming.

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News Section Icon Published 16/11/2020

Europe must follow Czechia in banning hen cages

We strongly believe that all animals should be treated with respect to their natural needs; that is why we want to see hen cages banned as soon as possible across the whole of the EU, writes Michaela Šojdrová in this Opinion.

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News Section Icon Published 13/11/2020

Friday the 13th is a lucky day for Czech hens!

Millions of laying hens in Czechia will no longer be confined in cruel cages from 2027! Today, on Friday the 13th, the Czech upper house of Parliament voted to confirm the ban on cages passed by the lower house in September.

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News Section Icon Published 23/10/2020

EU set to keep factory farming on life support

Today, Members of the European Parliament voted in favour of a proposed reform of the EU farm subsidies, despite a growing citizens’ movement calling for a rejection of the current deal.

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News Section Icon Published 20/10/2020

We denounce EU Parliament shenanigans around farm subsidies vote

Today, 20 October 2020, the EU Parliament is voting on amendments to EU farm subsidies scheme, the Common Agricultural Policy, which were fast-tracked through dirty political shenanigans, without proper debate.

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News Section Icon Published 20/10/2020

EU Parliament must reject EU farm subsidies' proposal

Last night, there was a disturbing and undemocratic development regarding the vote on the EU farm subsidies scheme, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which can potentially have disastrous consequences for animal welfare in Europe.

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News Section Icon Published 13/10/2020

Moving to cage-free farming as part of sustainability transition can be win-win for environment and animals, finds new report

Ending the caging of animals, as part of a transformative change in animal agriculture, could make farming more sustainable and could bring better rural jobs, finds a new report by a sustainability think tank working on EU policy.

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News Section Icon Published 08/10/2020

Members of the EU Parliament call for an end to caged farming

Today, 8 October 2020, 86 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), wrote to the European Commission today urging it to phase out the use of cages for farm animals.

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News Section Icon Published 08/10/2020

Stop the veggie burger ban!

Today, 8 October 2020, we wrote to Members of the European Parliament to express our deep concern about a proposal to ban calling plant-based products 'burgers', which will be voted on in two weeks' time.

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News Section Icon Published 02/10/2020

Sixth successful European Citizens' Initiative calls for cage-free farming

Today, on World Day for Farmed Animals (2 October 2020), the European Commission received a European Citizens’ Initiative signed by 1.4 million people which calls on the EU to phase out the use of cages for farmed animals.

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