Japan lifts the ban on imports of Danish beef after other EU Member States

On 2 February 2016, Japan lifted its long-term ban on Danish beef based on an alleged risk of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE). The decision on products from Denmark follows an earlier opening of the Japanese market to beef products from France, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Poland. Japan introduced an import ban on beef from the … Continue reading Japan lifts the ban on imports of Danish beef after other EU Member States

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