Animal welfare: recent EU conference — mid-term review of the strategy for the welfare of animals 2012–15

By Craig Hodgson and Jessica Burt

The conference on the achievements of the EU strategy for the welfare of animals 2012–15: mid-term review took place on 12 February 2014.

Animal welfare has become increasingly regulated in recent years, including the bans on individual sow stalls 2013, conventional cages for laying hens in 2012 and animal testing for cosmetics in 2009, although it was not specifically included in the Food Information for Consumers Regulation 1169/2011.

The achievements and challenges reviewed in the conference centred on four major themes: farming, transport and enforcement, food quality and education and training…

Click on the link below to read the rest of the Mills & Reeve briefing.

Sign in or Register to continue reading this article

Sign in


It's quick, easy and free!

It takes just 5 minutes to register. Answer a few simple questions and once completed you’ll have instant access.

Register now

Why register to The Lawyer


Industry insight

In-depth, expert analysis into the stories behind the headlines from our leading team of journalists.


Market intelligence

Identify the major players and business opportunities within a particular region through our series of free, special reports.


Email newsletters

Receive your pick of The Lawyer's daily and weekly email newsletters, tailored by practice area, region and job function.

More relevant to you

To continue providing the best analysis, insight and news across the legal market we are collecting some information about who you are, what you do and where you work to improve The Lawyer and make it more relevant to you.

Analysis from The Lawyer

  • head1

    LPOver and out?

    The trend for unbundling legal work is advancing through the law firm ranks but there is still resistance in some quarters - namely in-house. We asked why


Fountain House
130 Fenchurch Street

Turnover (£m): 79.50
No. of lawyers: 367