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Event: ‘Human Toxome Project’ a new European Horizon for Risk Assessment

On 26/04/2012, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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 Vittorio PRODI MEP (S&D, IT) invites you to: ‘Human Toxome Project’ A new European Horizon for Risk Assessment Lunch Debate 15th of May, 12:00 to 14:00 PHS 1A002 Toxicity testing is not delivering what safety of products demands nor is it sufficiently relying upon the most advanced technologies. It typically involves studying adverse health outcomes […]

Piotr Borys MEP joins the Animal Welfare Intergroup

On 25/04/2012, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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Why have you decided to join the Intergroup? Actually, as an owner of a cat and a dog, I always understood the importance of the protection of animals. For some time now I have been active in the biggest Polish voluntary association dealing with animal welfare – Towarzystwo Opieki nad Zwierzętami – TOZ. By joining […]

European Parliament sends positive signal on EU biodiversity strategy to 2020

On 24/04/2012, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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Eurogroup welcomes today’s adoption of the draft report on the EU biodiversity strategy to 2020 by the European Parliament inStrasbourg. The report, drafted by Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy MEP, calls for biodiversity to be considered and integrated in all other EU policy fields including the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) which are […]

European Parliament adopts report on future Environment Action Programme (EAP)

On 24/04/2012, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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Last Friday the European Parliament adopted in plenary the report of Jo Leinen on the future EU environment action programme which sets the framework for EU environment policy. The report calls for the main focus to be on improving the implementation of existing environment policies, integration of environment policy with other policies and better coherence. […]

Press conference about humane management measures for abandoned animals

On 23/04/2012, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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During a press conference on Thursday morning in the European Parliament in Strasbourg Tiziano Motti MEP (EPP, IT) presented a video by Onlus F.I.D.A. (Federazione Italiana Diritti Animali) highlighting the ill-treatments of companion animals in numerous kennels in Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania as well as the massacre of stray dog populations in the Ukraine. […]

MEP Nadja Hirsch hosts information event on regional bio labels

On 16/04/2012, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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On 11 April 2012, MEP Nadja Hirsch, Vice-President of the Intergroup on Animal Welfare and Conversation hosted an information event on regional food products and animal breeding in Munich. Several facts formed the basis of discussion: In 2010, 591 million broilers were produced and killed in Germany. 96 percent of the broilers are treated with […]