Mobile slaughter: An alternative to long distance animal transport
On 23 January, the European Parliaments’ Agricultural Committee voted on a report on animal transport within and outside the EU. The report concludes that the existing legislation is not sufficiently applied, especially regarding the minimum requirements for animal’s fitness for transport and the duration of transport. The attempt of some parliamentarians to limit the maximum time for transport of life animals was nevertheless rejected.
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