A few days ago we received the news that Van Rooi Meat had Cuppers carosserie build larger inspection doors in their temperature-controlled livestock trucks. These inspection-doors are wider than the tiny ones that we unfortunately continue to see used by other transport companies (see photo below). The advantage of larger inspection doors is that officials and the drivers … [Read more...] about Van Rooi installs larger inspection doors on his trucks
The latest issue of our Industry Update Newsletter is out! Read all about the best-practice ideas we are trying to spread to industry. Update January 2015 … [Read more...] about Latest issue of our Industry Update Newsletter is out!
For many people, the world would be a nicer place if there were no slaughterhouses. But the fact of the matter is that they will not be phased out any time soon as the vast majority of people around the world consume and use animal products. Isn't it good that some slaughterhouses are taking action now to at least reduce stress and suffering ? Both Toennies and Euro Meat … [Read more...] about Compliments to Tönnies and Euro Meat Group slaughterhouses
"Giving Milk a Good Shake- looking at better ways of producing dairy" is the new report that we released today. It identifies the current problems Eyes on Animals inspectors observed during our visits of the dairy industry, with a specific focus on the Netherlands. It covers life on the farm, the fate of the calves, cull cows being sold at markets, long-distance transport … [Read more...] about Eyes on Animals release report on dairy cattle industry in the Netherlands
Eyes on Animals organized a two-day seminar in Turkey on 'How to Reduce Suffering During Slaughter'. We did this together with the Animal Welfare Foundation and the student veterinarian club from the Istanbul University. The training-seminar was held at the Veterinarian Faculty of the University of Istanbul. We invited Turkish slaughterhouse managers and … [Read more...] about Training – seminar on reducing suffering during slaughter in Turkey