Transport of live animals in the European Union

In this EU Petition, the Animals’ Angels seeks revision of Regulation (EC) No 1/2005 on the protection of animals during transport and related operations. According to the petitioner, every year millions of live animals are transported to abattoirs under unacceptable conditions in the EU and many animals die during transport. The petitioner asks the European Parliament to arrange for rules to be adopted imposing a limit of 8 hours’ transport for animals being taken to abattoirs.

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