Transport and handling

Rules for animal welfare during transport, including monitoring and controls by national authorities.

Monitoring and controls

EU countries are responsible for the enforcement of the EU agri-food chain legislation and all business operators must comply with these requirements.

Live animals

EU legislation establishes guarantees for the health of live animals and regulates their trade and imports.

Animal by-products

Animal by-products (ABPs) are materials of animal origin that people do not consume, such as animal feed, organic fertilisers or technical products.