MEPs slam EU food companies over caged confinement of animals abroad

Protective measures against bird flu was introduced nationwide to prevent any possibility of wild birds coming into contact with farmed birds.The national chief veterinary ordered that all farmers keep poulty indoors in Bacs-Kiskun, Bekes and Csongrad counties. style=”font-size:40px; line-height: 1.3em; font-weight: 800; padding:7px;”>MEPs slam EU food companies over caged confinement of animals abroad

By New Europe
The European political newspaper

epa05637168 Laying hens are kept inside a hen house at a chicken farm of Major Ltd. The letter was circulated by the international non-profit Lever Foundation and the Polish NGO Green REV Institute and was signed by members of the European Parliament from Germany, France, Poland, Netherlands, Sweden, France, Italy, Denmark, Portugal and Austria

View the original letter here: https://leverfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/MEPletter.pdf EPA-EFE//SZILARD KOSZTICSAK

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In a strongly-worded letter released on May 15, members of the European Parliament called on food companies to end the caged confinement of animals in their global supply chains. EPA/SZILARD KOSZTICSAK HUNGARY OUT

Hens kept inside cages at a chicken farm owned by Major Ltd. in Rackeve, 49 kms south of Budapest, Hungary, 18 November 2016, where nearly one hundred thousand hens are raised by closed tecnology. in Rackeve, 49 kms south of Budapest, Hungary.