Wednesday, May 18

No to stricter requirements – animals may be transported for any length of time – News (Ekot)

Listen: APPVERSION Animal welfare EU DE

  • The European Parliament today voted against a proposal for stricter requirements for animal transport within the EU, which has led to great disappointment among animal welfare organizations.

  • The requirement for a maximum limit of eight hours for animal transport within the EU was voted down with the votes 372 no against 308 yes and 14 abstentions.

  • All Swedish EU parliamentarians voted in favor of the proposal.

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