06 May 2013
Animals in Europe - Issue 36 - May 2013
In this issue: 1) Ban on sale of cosmetics tested on animals: a major step forward. 2) Animal welfare on the agenda at EU-US High Level Forum. 3) European Parliament misses opportunity to use CAP review to improve animal welfare. 4) Greece and Italy referred to Court for failure to enforce ban on cages for laying hens. 5) European Parliament takes steps for the protection of animals in EU environmental action programme. 6) New rules for import of meat from third countries. 7) New appointments to the Board of the Animal Welfare Intergroup. 8) Latest Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species makes some progress. 9) The EU-Chile association agreement: A booster for animal welfare. 10) Briefing on the EU-Morocco Free Trade Agreement.
Author/Organization: Eurogroup for Animals
Topics: animal protection, animal welfare/general concepts, confinement systems, eggs production, environment, importing/exporting, laying hens, legislation, trade