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No Animal Left Behind

Eurogroup for Animals has stated they have until September to persuade the European Commission to undertake a complete review of ALL legislation that affects farmed animals in Europe.  ...more >>

‘Farcical’ penalty for misleading cattle declaration

Cattle exporters have slammed a “slap on the wrist” penalty handed down to a livestock producer who falsified National Vendor Declaration information and applied incorrect NLIS tags on a...more >>

Lawsuits Over ‘Misleading’ Food Labels

  A flurry of litigation by advocacy groups seeks to combat what they say is a rise in deceptive marketing by food giants.     according to a flurry of litigation by advocacy groups...more >>

A simple 3-word law reform

3 words and you've got law that does more than just protect animals from cruelty.    It's not just a paper theory. The updated law is enacted in Australia and can be replicated....more >>

Sentience: The doorway to positive animal welfare in law

If you believe that life should be enjoyed, not simply endured, then you will want to take a look at the website of the Sentient Animal Law Foundation.     The Foundation sets out the legal...more >>

Colour television and live exports - issue anybody?

What's the real issue with live exports? New Zealand's Minister for Agriculture recently announced a ban on live cattle exports by sea, with a two-year period to phase out the trade....more >>

An app to measure your animal's level of "happy"

There are those that talk about "sentience" and law that recognises animals as "sentient", as if it was something new. Actually, it's not. In fact, 200 years ago the law...more >>

The moral conflict between environmentalism and animal welfare

This is a quote from an OPINION PIECE for your reading and consideration:   From an ecological perspective, the utilitarian’s concern for the welfare of individual animals seems precious,...more >>

Nine out of 10 EU citizens oppose animal slaughter without stunning

Nine out of 10 EU citizens want their governments to ban the slaughter of animals that have not been stunned, according to a poll published recently.   The results of the survey, carried out for...more >>
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