End animal torture: Stop cage farming in Europe and via imports!

Over 300 million farmed animals suffer in cages across Europe. From caged hens who long to stretch their wings to sows who want to mother their piglets unconfined, and rabbits who deserve the space to hop. Caging all these animals is cruel and unnecessary. But now there is a chance to abolish the caging of animals across Europe. Join our petition now and help us to put an end to animal torture!

What is foodwatch?

We are fighting for your right to safe, healthy foods and to information about the things you eat. We keep a close eye on industry and politics – and to remain independent, we do not accept funding from the government or the food industry. As a non-profit campaigning organization we are funded by ten thousands of people. We operate at the national and European levels, and have offices in Germany, AustriaFrance and the Netherlands.

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We need trade agreements that do not pose a threat to democracy. We need trade to strengthen consumer, environmental and social rights. CETA does not satisfy these criteria and must therefore be stopped immediately!

If multinational companies are able to sponsor an EU institution, were does that leave democracy and transparency? There needs to be clear and binding rules on Member States to not accept any sort of sponsorship from companies.

Highly toxic pesticides are prohibited for use in the EU due to their harmful effects on health and the environment. Nevertheless, European companies can legally produce, sell and export these hazardous substances to third countries.

End EU Council sponsorship deals now!

Coca-Cola, BMW & other big corporates have been sponsoring the EU Council Presidency for years. The current EU Council Presidency, the Portuguese Government, has just signed sponsorship deals with soft drinks companies and a paper products company associated with monoculture plantations and forest fires in Portugal. This is unacceptable and must stop! 

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1.4 million people have joined a European Citizens' Initiative against the caging of farm animals. The EU Commission could now put an end to the cruel practice.

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