Veterinary Agreement to boost EU-New Zealand trade in animal products

Technical amendments to the EU-New Zealand Agreement on sanitary measures in live animals and animal products have recently been made to boost existing trade relations. This updated agreement, which has been in place since 1996, is the most advanced international bilateral agreement in the area of animal health, animal welfare and food safety systems. Key … Continue reading Veterinary Agreement to boost EU-New Zealand trade in animal products

QeA to EU Commission – Animal welfare and export of live animals to third countries

Question for written answer to the Commission - Marlene Mizzi (S&D) - 30th March 2015 Subject:  Export of live animals to countries outside Europe When EU animals are exported live to countries outside the EU they are no longer protected by European animal welfare law. Investigations by Compassion in World Farming into slaughter in the Middle East have … Continue reading QeA to EU Commission – Animal welfare and export of live animals to third countries