My Articles About Animal Welfare - Thomas Waitz

Revealed: Suffering on Pig-Farms

In 2021, 141 million pigs were kept on farms in the EU. A large proportion of them live at least part of their lives in cages. This concerns breeding sows in particular. “Compassion in World Farming” visited 16 pig farms from four European countries between February and May 2022 and uncovered immeasurable animal suffering. The […]

Animal Transport Controls in Styria: …

We measured up to 35 degrees inside the transporter. According to regulation, the temperature inside the vehicle must not exceed 30 degrees.

Better Rules for the Protection of …

EPP prevents maximum transport time of 8 hours. Greens/EFA demand ambitious proposal from the Commission. What happened until now? Regulation 1/2005, which...

Hearing of European Citizens’ …

Over 300 million animals in Europe live all or part of their lives in cages. This applies above all to laying hens...

Calf Transports from Austria

Every very year, thousands of calves in Austria are exported alive and under torturous conditions to other EU countries and third countries....

Suspend the transport of animals during …

Last night, 42 MEPs sent a letter to the European Commission to suspend the transport of animals. As a result of border...

Stop the cruel transport of calves

In early April, we achieved a breakthrough in our efforts to stop the cruel practise involving calves’ transportation in the EU. Following...