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Intergroup meeting: the public health and environmental impact of industrial broiler production

On 25/10/2018, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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This morning, the Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals met to discuss the environmental and public health impact of industrial broiler production and to explore alternative production systems. Over 7 billion of broilers are raised each year in the European Union. Industrial broiler chicken production is predominant and accounts for 93.5 % of […]

Intergoup meeting : the European Citizens’ Initiative “End the Cage Age”

On 04/10/2018, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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The Intergoup on the Welfare and the Conservation of Animals met this morning, on World Animal Day, to discuss the recently launched European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) “End the Cage Age”. The ECI is a participatory democracy instrument that allows citizens to suggest concrete legal changes to the EU institutions by gathering 1 million signatures within […]