“Implementation of on-farm animal welfare” or “Ode to farmers”?
Today the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Parliament voted in favor of the report on on-farm animal welfare. CIWF EU expresses its concern about the outcome, highly detrimental for the lives of animals on the farm.Read more
Victory! MEPs call for faster shift away from intensive farming
Great news! The European Parliament voted in favour of the own-initiative report on a Farm to Fork Strategy for a fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly food system. In doing so it set great hopes for a shift to sustainable diets!Read more
Celebrating World Cage-free Day
Today, on World Cage Free day, we reflect on the tragic lives of hundreds of millions of farmed animals in industrial farms. Every year over 300 million animals in Europe spend all, or a significant part, of their lives imprisoned in cages.Read more
EU ministers push for an Animal Welfare legislation revision guided by science
Today, at the Agriculture and Fisheries Council, Agriculture ministers from Belgium, Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Sweden presented a position paper on “a new EU legislative frame for animal welfare focusing on the keeping of animals”.Read more