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New report on fur farming: A scientific review of animal welfare standards and WelFur

On 26/11/2015, in Press releases, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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Strasbourg –   Today, the Intergroup on Welfare and Conservation of Animals met to discuss fur farming in the EU. The meeting was opened by MEP Janusz Wojciechowski, President of the Intergroup on Welfare and Conservation of Animals who welcomed everyone to the launch of the new report “The Case Against Fur Factory Farming – A Scientific […]

Oral question on a new EU Animal Welfare Strategy

On 20/11/2015, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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On behalf of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, Czesław Adam Siekierski (EPP, PL) has presented an oral question on a new EU Animal Welfare Strategy for this term which will be debated in plenary on Monday 23 November in Strasbourg.  Here is the text of the question: Subject:    A new animal welfare strategy […]

Screening of Ian Michler’s documentary Blood Lions

On 20/11/2015, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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On Tuesday 17th November  Intergroup Members Sirpa Pietikainen (EPP, FI), Stefan Eck (GUE/NGL, DE) and Pavel Poc (S&D, CZ) have hosted the screening of Ian Michler’s documentary blood lions which is a compelling call for action against canned hunting. This kind of hunting is mainly carried out in South Africa, where 99% of the lions that are […]

Second EU level conference on dog and cat welfare

On 13/11/2015, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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During the second EU level conference on dog and cat welfare which has taken place at the Representation of Baden-Württemberg to the EU, on Thursday 12 November, the European Commission has presented the conclusions of a study on the welfare of dogs and cats involved in commercial practices. The full study will though not be […]