Protection of transported animals: Parliament establishes inquiry committee

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. MEPs decided to set up an inquiry committee to look into alleged breaches in the application of EU animal welfare rules during transport within and outside the EU, on Friday. The new inquiry committee, established by 605 votes in favour to 53 against, with […]

MEPs urge EU states to ensure better care of transported animals

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The EU and its member states must better enforce existing rules on protecting transported animals and penalise all offenders, Parliament said on Thursday. In a resolution, adopted by 411 votes in favour to 43 against, with 110 abstentions, MEPs renewed Parliament’s 2012 call for […]

Welfare of transported animals: MEPs urge EU states to do a better job

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The EU and its member states must enforce existing rules on protecting transported animals better and penalise all offenders, the Agriculture Committee said on Thursday. In a resolution, adopted by 22 votes in favour to 12 against, with four abstentions, the Agriculture Committee reiterated […]