Meet your scientist on 3Rs

On 20/01/2015, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup

  On Tuesday 27th January 2015 at 18.45 hrs, the Intergroup Vice-President Sirpa Pietikäinen MEP (EPP, FI), will open an event in the Members salon  of the European Parliament in Brussels which will see the launch of the  initiative “Meet your Scientist” on 3Rs (replacement, reduction, refinement of animal experimentation) . The Center for Alternatives […]

Alternatives to surgical castration of pigs urgently need to be applied across the EU

On 15/01/2015, in All posts, Farm Animals, Press releases, by Animal Welfare Intergroup

Strasbourg – During its session today the Intergroup discussed the situation regarding the European Declaration on Alternatives to Surgical Castration of Pigs and how it is being implemented across the EU. In 2010 the European Commission, with the support of the Belgian presidency of the Council of the European Union proposed to establish the “European Declaration […]