No more caged rabbits. So what now?

No more rabbits in cages! A day to remember! A success!
These are just a few of the first reactions to the vote to improve the conditions of farmed rabbits at a plenary session of the European Parliament a few days ago.

Germany Says NO To Chick Shredding

Not just egg-laying hens, but also cattle and pigs. The latest news from Germany on animal welfare and livestock farming’s impact on the environment bodes well for the future.

A Fine of Millions

A few days ago the European General Court turned down an appeal lodged by Italy, confirming the EU Commission’s February 2013 implementing decision to sentence the Italian Republic to the reimbursement of 70 million euros for infringements of European CAP regulations. Of these 70 million euros, state the European authorities, 48 million refer to deficiencies recorded in controls of the system of conditionality in the years from 2005 to 2007.