Daily Archives: 2 June 2015


Animal health: “The principle is the same whether you are taking care of a dog, a cat or 3,000 pigs”

A proposal to streamline and simplify complicated animal health rules in the EU was informally agreed by MEPs, the European Commission and the national governments on 1 June. Marit Paulsen, the Parliament’s lead negotiator, described the result as “fantastic”: “Its most important principle is to prevent rather than to cure.” We talked to Paulsen, who […]