Animals

Main achievements

Main achievements


Animal Welfare is a priority for the European Union. Over the past 40 years, EU animal welfare legislation has evolved on the basis of sound scientific knowledge, improving the quality of animals' lives in accordance with citizens' expectations and market demands.

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Extensive training for veterinarians

Better life for sows and laying hens

No animal testing for cosmetic purposes

Major improvements in animal transport

Better training for safer food programme – regional workshops