Europeans think the welfare of animals in farming should be better protected
23 Oct 2023
European citizens think that animal welfare should be enhanced in farming, as shown by the results of an Eurobarometer survey. A large majority of the respondents (84%) believe tha...
Press release – State of the Union speech and priorities for 2024
13 Sep 2023
Sustainable Food Systems, animal welfare and food inflation were absent in the latest State of the Union Speech. SAFE asks to make these points key priorities for 2024....
New EFSA opinion on welfare hazards in pig slaughters
24 Jun 2020
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a scientific opinion on 17 June in the context of a series of updated assessments on animal welfare at slaughter requested by th...
New report points at reduction of animal products to initiate a Low-Carbon Transition in the food sector
13 Nov 2018
Consumption of animal products such as meat and dairy has increased at an unprecedented pace since 1950s. Less animal products not only means healthier food, but also an earth-frie...
New organic rules and animal welfare: Meeting social expectations or not?
04 Jan 2018
The EU organic logo brings certain guarantees about high standards of animal welfare, and EU institutions ought to show strong commitment to address weaknesses in regards to anima...