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After decades of delays, disappointment and campaigning by animal advocacy groups, the European Union is finally set to enact its ban on animal testing for cosmetics this spring.
On 19 January 2011, the European Commission held a meeting in Brussels about the barren battery cage ban. Compassion joined government and egg industry representatives to discuss the implementation of the ban and ensure that hen welfare remains at the heart of the debate.
Millions of pigs across Europe are suffering in farming systems where they are often confined to tiny living spaces for extended periods, completely restricting movement and natural behaviour. Many are subjected to overcrowding, lack of bedding material, tail docking and castration without anaesthetic.