01. July 2020

New Romanian law legalises heat suffering

Source: Eurogroup for Animals

"Yesterday the Romanian Parliament voted on a bill aimed at ensuring better animal welfare during transport. In reality, the law will legitimize a practice in Romania that is illegal under Council Regulation no. 1/2005 on the protection of animals during transport (Transport Regulation).

This is why Eurogroup for Animals joined Animals International and the Animal Welfare Foundation to call on the European Commission - in the absence of any goodwill of Romanian authorities - to immediately take action under its enforcement power by starting an infringement proceeding against Romania for violating the Regulation. " 

Read the full statement by the Eurogroup for Animals