Dynamite report by EU Parliament researchers: We can end the cage age!
Cage-free housing systems can be achieved in Europe, finds a new study by the European Parliament’s research services, recommending financial and policy measures in the short term and legislation in the long term.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more