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EC endorses Italian control measures to combat highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks in Emilia-Romagna poultry farms

27-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — A decision confirming the risk areas set up by the Italian authorities in relation to the outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in poultry farms located in Emilia-Romagna was today adopted by the Commission. At the extraordinary meeting … Read the full press release

EC refers Greece and Italy to Court for failure to enforce ban on cages for laying hens

Brussels, 30-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Today, the European Commission decided to take Greece and Italy to the Court of Justice of the European Union over the failure to correctly implement Directive 1999/74/EC banning “un-enriched cages” (battery cages). The political decision for the ban on “un-enriched” … Read the full press release