Laying hens

Consumer information needed as majority of EU citizens do not know the origin of the animal products they consume

On 12/02/2015, in All posts, Farm Animals, Laying hens, Press releases, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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Strasbourg – During its 309th session the Intergroup on Animal Welfare discussed the need to improve information to consumers on animal products. The average EU consumer does not know how or where the majority of the animal products they buy were produced. This lack of information and awareness has consequences for animal welfare, restricting the ability of […]

New European Parliament Written Declaration on the marketing of eggs

On 22/11/2011, in All posts, Laying hens, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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Following the initiative of several Members of the European Parliament: Alyn Smith, Bairbre de Brún, Esther de Lange, Jörg Leichtfried and Marit Paulsen, a Written Declaration (No 46/2011) on the marketing of eggs from hens housed in outlawed cages has been launched. MEPs call on the European Commission to launch swift and effective infringement proceedings […]