Press Releases

2018May28

Horsemeat from dark channels

European animal-welfare organisations call for a ban on imports - Import associations mislead consumers

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2016February20

EU Commission and Member States tolerate systematic law-violations

EU animal exports to third countries
TSB Zürich and AWF call for an export ban on live animals

Zürich, Frankfurt 900,000 sheep, 850,000 cattle and 5,000 goats were exported from the EU to Turkey in the period from 2010 to 2015. For 2016 the EU expects a further increase of the exports. Tierschutzbund Zürich, the Animal Welfare Foundation…

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2015March16

European Parliament discusses suffering of pigs during CO2 stunning Commission refuses responsibility

Strasbourg 13.03.2015. European animal welfare organisations and political parties have been criticising the stunning of slaughter pigs with carbon dioxide for years. The CO2 stunning is, from the point of view of animal welfare, a “torturous stunning method, because the pigs suffer from pain and panic for up to 60 seconds”, says project manager…

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