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Citizens and stakeholders are informed about the Commission's plans in order to allow them to provide feedback on the intended revision and to participate effectively in future consultation activities.", "leadimage": { "source": "https://api.groenkennisnet.nl/upload_mm/c/d/0/cid592298_Sow%20stall%20%28%C2%A9WUR%29-aangepast-1200x675.jpg", "width": 1200, "height": 675, "focuspoint-x": -1, "focuspoint-y": -1, "alternative_text": "" }, "publication_date": "2021-07-17T20:16+02:00", "lastmodified_date": "2021-11-04T12:21+02:00", "expiration_date": "", "keywords": [ "Nieuws", "gkn_eurcaw", "English" ], "item_metadata": { "contentsubtype": "Nieuws", "theme": ["gkn_eurcaw"], "keywords": [], "author": { "title": "Editors EURCAW-Pigs", "url": "/en/groenkennisnet/person/editors-eurcaw-pigs.htm" }, "contactperson": { "title": "Editors EURCAW-Pigs", "url": "/en/groenkennisnet/person/editors-eurcaw-pigs.htm" }, "link_extra_image": "", "subject_abstract": "Revision EU legislation animal welfare", "target_audience_abstract": "", "region_abstract": "", "jumplinktext": "More info and sources" } }, { "identifier": "mediaitem_592297", "title": "European Commission supports phasing out of cages for farm animals", "contenttype": "wmammodularcontent_gkn_news", "contenttype_title": "contenttype_wmammodularcontent_gkn_news", "link": { "type": "internal", "url": "/en/eurcaw/newsitem/European-Commission-supports-phasing-out-of-cages-for-farm-animals-1.htm" }, "lead": "Last week, the European Commission decided to positively respond to the European Citizens' Initiative “End the Cage Age”. 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As such it relates to Council Regulation (EC) No 1099/2009 on the protection of animals at the time of killing for the purpose of slaughter.", "leadimage": { "source": "https://api.groenkennisnet.nl/upload_mm/9/0/6/cid592296_Moving%20pigs%20to%20stunner%20%28%C2%A9Danish%20Crown%29-aangepast-1200x675.jpg", "width": 1200, "height": 675, "focuspoint-x": -1, "focuspoint-y": -1, "alternative_text": "" }, "publication_date": "2021-06-15T20:06+02:00", "lastmodified_date": "2021-11-04T12:14+02:00", "expiration_date": "", "keywords": [ "Nieuws", "gkn_eurcaw", "English" ], "item_metadata": { "contentsubtype": "Nieuws", "theme": ["gkn_eurcaw"], "keywords": [], "author": { "title": "Editors EURCAW-Pigs", "url": "/en/groenkennisnet/person/editors-eurcaw-pigs.htm" }, "contactperson": { "title": "Editors EURCAW-Pigs", "url": "/en/groenkennisnet/person/editors-eurcaw-pigs.htm" }, "link_extra_image": "", "subject_abstract": "Welfare during slaughter and killing", "target_audience_abstract": "", "region_abstract": "", "jumplinktext": "More info and sources" } }, { "identifier": "mediaitem_592295", "title": "European Parliament supports EU citizens’ call for gradual end to caged farming", "contenttype": "wmammodularcontent_gkn_news", "contenttype_title": "contenttype_wmammodularcontent_gkn_news", "link": { "type": "internal", "url": "/en/eurcaw/newsitem/European-Parliament-supports-EU-citizens-call-for-gradual-end-to-caged-farming-1.htm" }, "lead": "The Members of the European Parliament voted in favour of a motion for a resolution on the European Citizens Initiative (ECI) “End the Cage Age”. With the resolution the European Parliament asks the EU Commission to come up with legislative proposals to ban cages in animal farming by 2027.", "leadimage": { "source": "https://api.groenkennisnet.nl/upload_mm/a/6/4/cid592295_Farrowing%20crates%20%28%C2%A9WUR%29-aangepast-1200x675.jpg", "width": 1200, "height": 675, "focuspoint-x": -1, "focuspoint-y": -1, "alternative_text": "" }, "publication_date": "2021-06-12T20:02+02:00", "lastmodified_date": "2021-11-04T12:11+02:00", "expiration_date": "", "keywords": [ "Nieuws", "gkn_eurcaw", "English" ], "item_metadata": { "contentsubtype": "Nieuws", "theme": ["gkn_eurcaw"], "keywords": [], "author": { "title": "Editors EURCAW-Pigs", "url": "/en/groenkennisnet/person/editors-eurcaw-pigs.htm" }, "contactperson": { "title": "Editors EURCAW-Pigs", "url": "/en/groenkennisnet/person/editors-eurcaw-pigs.htm" }, "link_extra_image": "", "subject_abstract": "ECI, cage farming", "target_audience_abstract": "", "region_abstract": "", "jumplinktext": "More info and sources" } }, { "identifier": "mediaitem_592294", "title": "Renewal of the mandate of the EU platform on Animal Welfare", "contenttype": "wmammodularcontent_gkn_news", "contenttype_title": "contenttype_wmammodularcontent_gkn_news", "link": { "type": "internal", "url": "/en/eurcaw/newsitem/Renewal-of-the-mandate-of-the-EU-platform-on-Animal-Welfare-1.htm" }, "lead": "The European Commission has adopted a Decision renewing the mandate of the EU Platform on Animal Welfare until 30 June 2025.", "leadimage": { "source": "https://api.groenkennisnet.nl/upload_mm/d/8/7/cid592294_%C2%A9EU%20Animal%20Welfare%20Platform-aangepast-1200x675.jpg", "width": 1200, "height": 675, "focuspoint-x": -1, "focuspoint-y": -1, "alternative_text": "" }, "publication_date": "2021-06-02T20:00+02:00", "lastmodified_date": "2021-11-04T12:06+02:00", "expiration_date": "", "keywords": [ "Nieuws", "gkn_eurcaw", "English" ], "item_metadata": { "contentsubtype": "Nieuws", "theme": ["gkn_eurcaw"], "keywords": [], "author": { "title": "Editors EURCAW-Pigs", "url": "/en/groenkennisnet/person/editors-eurcaw-pigs.htm" }, "contactperson": { "title": "Editors EURCAW-Pigs", "url": "/en/groenkennisnet/person/editors-eurcaw-pigs.htm" }, "link_extra_image": "", "subject_abstract": "Renewal EU platform Animal Welfare", "target_audience_abstract": "", "region_abstract": "", "jumplinktext": "More info" } }, { "identifier": "mediaitem_592293", "title": "EU Reference Centre focusing on the welfare of ruminants and equines designated", "contenttype": "wmammodularcontent_gkn_news", "contenttype_title": "contenttype_wmammodularcontent_gkn_news", "link": { "type": "internal", "url": "/en/eurcaw/newsitem/EU-Reference-Centre-focusing-on-the-welfare-of-ruminants-and-equines-designated-1.htm" }, "lead": "The tasks of this third EU Reference Centre for Animal Welfare include supporting the Commission and the Member States in the application of animal welfare requirements for ruminants and equines, carrying out scientific and technical studies, as well as conducting training courses and disseminating research findings and information on technical innovations.", "leadimage": { "source": "https://api.groenkennisnet.nl/upload_mm/8/3/4/cid592293_voerhek_ligboxenstal%20%28%C2%A9Marko%20Ruis%29-aangepast-1200x675.jpg", "width": 1200, "height": 675, "focuspoint-x": -1, "focuspoint-y": -1, "alternative_text": "" }, "publication_date": "2021-06-02T19:55+02:00", "lastmodified_date": "2021-11-04T12:03+02:00", "expiration_date": "", "keywords": [ "Nieuws", "gkn_eurcaw", "English" ], "item_metadata": { "contentsubtype": "Nieuws", "theme": ["gkn_eurcaw"], "keywords": [], "author": { "title": "Editors EURCAW-Pigs", "url": "/en/groenkennisnet/person/editors-eurcaw-pigs.htm" }, "contactperson": { "title": "Editors EURCAW-Pigs", "url": "/en/groenkennisnet/person/editors-eurcaw-pigs.htm" }, "link_extra_image": "", "subject_abstract": "EURCAW Ruminants and equines", "target_audience_abstract": "", "region_abstract": "", "jumplinktext": "More info" } }, { "identifier": "mediaitem_592292", "title": "Scientific knowledge about fitness for transport of pigs reviewed", "contenttype": "wmammodularcontent_gkn_news", "contenttype_title": "contenttype_wmammodularcontent_gkn_news", "link": { "type": "internal", "url": "/en/eurcaw/newsitem/Scientific-knowledge-about-fitness-for-transport-of-pigs-reviewed-1.htm" }, "lead": "For some pigs with certain pre-transport characteristics, the challenges of transport make their fitness for transport questionable from a scientific point of view. In a review, the scientific knowledge about fitness for transport is reviewed against the background of the relevant European legislation.", "leadimage": { "source": "https://api.groenkennisnet.nl/upload_mm/a/5/2/cid592292_Moving%20and%20handling%20%28%C2%A9WUR%29-aangepast-1200x675.jpg", "width": 1200, "height": 675, "focuspoint-x": -1, "focuspoint-y": -1, "alternative_text": "" }, "publication_date": "2021-05-12T19:46+02:00", "lastmodified_date": "2021-11-04T11:12+02:00", "expiration_date": "", "keywords": [ "Nieuws", "gkn_eurcaw", "English" ], "item_metadata": { "contentsubtype": "Nieuws", "theme": ["gkn_eurcaw"], "keywords": [], "author": { "title": "Editors EURCAW-Pigs", "url": "/en/groenkennisnet/person/editors-eurcaw-pigs.htm" }, "contactperson": { "title": "Editors EURCAW-Pigs", "url": "/en/groenkennisnet/person/editors-eurcaw-pigs.htm" }, "link_extra_image": "", "subject_abstract": "Fitness for transport", "target_audience_abstract": "", "region_abstract": "", "jumplinktext": "More info and sources" } }, { "identifier": "mediaitem_592117", "title": "Indicators to monitor the welfare of group-housed sows", "contenttype": "wmammodularcontent_gkn_news", "contenttype_title": "contenttype_wmammodularcontent_gkn_news", "link": { "type": "internal", "url": "/en/eurcaw/newsitem/Indicators-to-monitor-the-welfare-of-group-housed-sows-1.htm" }, "lead": "In the recently published review on group housing and mixing of sows, EURCAW-Pigs suggests animal-based indicators that inspectors can use to monitor the welfare of group-housed sows. These indicators are now presented and described in seven indicator factsheets.", "leadimage": { "source": "https://api.groenkennisnet.nl/upload_mm/0/0/0/cid592117_Sham%20chewing%20%28%C2%A9FLI%2C%20A.%20Schubbert%29-aangepast-1200x675.jpg", "width": 1200, "height": 675, "focuspoint-x": -1, "focuspoint-y": -1, "alternative_text": "" }, "publication_date": "2021-01-28T09:41+02:00", "lastmodified_date": "2021-11-04T10:59+02:00", "expiration_date": "", "keywords": [ "Nieuws", "gkn_eurcaw", "English" ], "item_metadata": { "contentsubtype": "Nieuws", "theme": ["gkn_eurcaw"], "keywords": [], "author": { "title": "Editors EURCAW-Pigs", "url": "/en/groenkennisnet/person/editors-eurcaw-pigs.htm" }, "contactperson": { "title": "Editors EURCAW-Pigs", "url": "/en/groenkennisnet/person/editors-eurcaw-pigs.htm" }, "link_extra_image": "", "subject_abstract": "Sow group housing, welfare indicators", "target_audience_abstract": "", "region_abstract": "", "jumplinktext": "More info and sources" } }, { "identifier": "mediaitem_592179", "title": "Having an eye for what pigs need and acting quickly on what is observed are vital for pig welfare", "contenttype": "wmammodularcontent_gkn_news", "contenttype_title": "contenttype_wmammodularcontent_gkn_news", "link": { "type": "internal", "url": "/en/eurcaw/newsitem/Having-an-eye-for-what-pigs-need-and-acting-quickly-on-what-is-observed-are-vital-for-pig-welfare-1.htm" }, "lead": "This was a general conclusion in the last regional meeting organized by EURCAW-Pigs in a series of four in 2019 and 2020. Tail biting and how to control it, and sow housing and management were discussed with inspectors and other officials from the northern EU Member States.", "leadimage": { "source": "https://api.groenkennisnet.nl/upload_mm/f/b/5/cid592179_Observations%20of%20sows%20%28%C2%A9WUR%29-aangepast-1200x675.jpg", "width": 1200, "height": 675, "focuspoint-x": -1, "focuspoint-y": -1, "alternative_text": "" }, "publication_date": "2021-01-25T11:20+02:00", "lastmodified_date": "2021-11-04T10:46+02:00", "expiration_date": "", "keywords": [ "Nieuws", "gkn_eurcaw", "English" ], "item_metadata": { "contentsubtype": "Nieuws", "theme": ["gkn_eurcaw"], "keywords": [], "author": { "title": "Editors EURCAW-Pigs", "url": "/en/groenkennisnet/person/editors-eurcaw-pigs.htm" }, "contactperson": { "title": "Editors EURCAW-Pigs", "url": "/en/groenkennisnet/person/editors-eurcaw-pigs.htm" }, "link_extra_image": "", "subject_abstract": "Husbandry, tail biting, housing", "target_audience_abstract": "", "region_abstract": "", "jumplinktext": "More info and sources" } }, { "identifier": "mediaitem_592176", "title": "Inspections to quantify sows’ welfare status in group-housing systems", "contenttype": "wmammodularcontent_gkn_news", "contenttype_title": "contenttype_wmammodularcontent_gkn_news", "link": { "type": "internal", "url": "/en/eurcaw/newsitem/Inspections-to-quantify-sows-welfare-status-in-group-housing-systems-1.htm" }, "lead": "Council Directive 2008/120/EC of 18 December 2008 laying down minimum standards for the protection of pigs states that pregnant sows must be housed in groups from four weeks after service until one week before the expected time of farrowing. EURCAW-Pigs reviewed the topic to provide inspectors key information within this welfare area.", "leadimage": { "source": "https://api.groenkennisnet.nl/upload_mm/d/d/6/cid592176_Dynamic%20group%20of%20sows%20%28%C2%A9%20FLI%2C%20A.%20Schubbert%29-aangepast-1200x675.jpg", "width": 1200, "height": 675, "focuspoint-x": -1, "focuspoint-y": -1, "alternative_text": "" }, "publication_date": "2020-12-18T11:17+02:00", "lastmodified_date": "2021-11-04T10:39+02:00", "expiration_date": "", "keywords": [ "Nieuws", "gkn_eurcaw", "English" ], "item_metadata": { "contentsubtype": "Nieuws", "theme": ["gkn_eurcaw"], "keywords": [], "author": { "title": "Editors EURCAW-Pigs", "url": "/en/groenkennisnet/person/editors-eurcaw-pigs.htm" }, "contactperson": { "title": "Editors EURCAW-Pigs", "url": "/en/groenkennisnet/person/editors-eurcaw-pigs.htm" }, "link_extra_image": "", "subject_abstract": "Group housing inspections", "target_audience_abstract": "", "region_abstract": "", "jumplinktext": "Source" } }, { "identifier": "mediaitem_592170", "title": "Fitness for transport and on-farm killing central welfare topics in Regional meeting East", "contenttype": "wmammodularcontent_gkn_news", "contenttype_title": "contenttype_wmammodularcontent_gkn_news", "link": { "type": "internal", "url": "/en/eurcaw/newsitem/Fitness-for-transport-and-on-farm-killing-central-welfare-topics-in-Regional-meeting-East-1.htm" }, "lead": "On 16-17 November 2020, EURCAW-Pigs organized its third regional meeting in a series of four in 2019 and 2020, aiming to meet with the primary target groups of the reference centre. 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These highlight the importance of animal welfare as an integral part of sustainable animal production.", "leadimage": { "source": "https://api.groenkennisnet.nl/upload_mm/c/a/c/cid591971_Outdoor%20housing%20%28%C2%A9WUR%29-aangepast-1200x675.jpg", "width": 1200, "height": 675, "focuspoint-x": -1, "focuspoint-y": -1, "alternative_text": "" }, "publication_date": "2019-12-19T13:00+02:00", "lastmodified_date": "2021-11-01T15:21+02:00", "expiration_date": "", "keywords": [ "Nieuws", "gkn_eurcaw", "English" ], "item_metadata": { "contentsubtype": "Nieuws", "theme": ["gkn_eurcaw"], "keywords": [], "author": { "title": "Editors EURCAW-Pigs", "url": "/en/groenkennisnet/person/editors-eurcaw-pigs.htm" }, "contactperson": { "title": "Editors EURCAW-Pigs", "url": "/en/groenkennisnet/person/editors-eurcaw-pigs.htm" }, "link_extra_image": "", "subject_abstract": "EU Council, animal welfare", "target_audience_abstract": "", "region_abstract": "", "jumplinktext": "More info and sources" } }, { "identifier": "mediaitem_591970", "title": "Animal Welfare: extension of the mandate of the Platform", "contenttype": "wmammodularcontent_gkn_news", "contenttype_title": "contenttype_wmammodularcontent_gkn_news", "link": { "type": "internal", "url": "/en/eurcaw/newsitem/Animal-Welfare-extension-of-the-mandate-of-the-Platform-1.htm" }, "lead": "The European Commission has adopted a Decision extending the mandate of the EU Platform on Animal Welfare until 30 June 2021. 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It was the second meeting in a series of four in 2019 and 2020, aiming to meet with the primary target groups of the reference centre: inspectors of Competent Authorities and pig welfare policy workers.", "leadimage": { "source": "https://api.groenkennisnet.nl/upload_mm/f/9/d/cid591968_Regional%20meeting%20South%20%28%C2%A9EURCAW-Pigs%29-aangepast-1200x675.jpg", "width": 1200, "height": 675, "focuspoint-x": -1, "focuspoint-y": -1, "alternative_text": "" }, "publication_date": "2019-11-12T11:52+02:00", "lastmodified_date": "2021-11-01T15:06+02:00", "expiration_date": "", "keywords": [ "Nieuws", "gkn_eurcaw", "English" ], "item_metadata": { "contentsubtype": "Nieuws", "theme": ["gkn_eurcaw"], "keywords": [], "author": { "title": "Editors EURCAW-Pigs", "url": "/en/groenkennisnet/person/editors-eurcaw-pigs.htm" }, "contactperson": { "title": "Editors EURCAW-Pigs", "url": "/en/groenkennisnet/person/editors-eurcaw-pigs.htm" }, "link_extra_image": "", "subject_abstract": "Sow housing, husbandry, tail biting", "target_audience_abstract": "", "region_abstract": "", "jumplinktext": "More info and sources" } }, { "identifier": "mediaitem_591966", "title": "Commission designates a second European Union Reference Centre", "contenttype": "wmammodularcontent_gkn_news", "contenttype_title": "contenttype_wmammodularcontent_gkn_news", "link": { "type": "internal", "url": "/en/eurcaw/newsitem/Commission-designates-a-second-European-Union-Reference-Centre-1.htm" }, "lead": "In October 2019, the Commission designated a second Reference Centre dedicated to the welfare of poultry and other small farmed animals. 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