caged farming

10 Jun: MEPs endorse EU citizens’ call for gradual end to caged farming

(Source: European Parliament)

Alternatives to cage farming exist and should be encouragedBan to be based on impact assessment and species-by-species approachTransition period and proper support for farmers and livestock breedersFull compliance of imported animal products with EU rules on cage-free farming

Caged animal farming could be phased out in the European Union by 2027, say MEPs.

In their response to the “End the Cage Age” European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI), MEPs asked the EU Commission to come up with legislative proposals to ban caged farming in the EU, possibly already by 2027, following an appropriate transition period and after a solid …