The Norwegian government voted to end subsidies to the country's commercial sealing industry--a clear message to the Canadian government.Lifesaving decision
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December 18, 2014
As Chief Veterinary Officer Nigel Gibbens announced the badger cull policy should continue for a third year in 2015, HSI/UK reacted swiftly in condemnation of the announcement that rubber-stamps animal cruelty and flies in the face of almost unanimous opinion from scientists that the cull is not an effective means to tackle cattle tuberculosis.
December 15, 2014
The Agriculture Ministers of Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands have called on EU Member States to safeguard animal welfare when granting investment capital through international finance institutions and when providing guarantees through export credit agencies.
December 15, 2014
The Norwegian government voted to end subsidies to the Norwegian commercial sealing industry, earning praise from Humane Society International/Canada.
December 8, 2014
The European Commission implemented a conditional ban of the import of horsemeat from Mexico following a series of audits by the Food and Veterinary Office. The audits consistently identified serious problems with the lack of traceability of horses slaughtered for EU export with origins in the United States and Mexico, particularly regarding veterinary medical treatment records.
November 26, 2014
O Ministério da Agricultura, Pecuária e Abastecimento (MAPA) assinou ontem um acordo de cooperação técnica com a Associação Brasileira de Criadores de Suínos (ABCS) e está negociando um protocolo de intenções com a Comissão Europeia para fomentar a transição para sistemas que não usam gaiolas de gestação para porcas reprodutoras.