Federation of Veterinarians of Europe
8-hour journey time: MEPs declaration

A written declaration was produced by MEPs calling on the
Commission and the Council to review Regulation 1/2005 to establish a
maximum 8-hour limit for the journeys of animals transported for the
purpose of being slaughtered.

It may become an
official position of the Parliament if it is signed by the majority of
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) by 15 March 2012 (378
signatures are needed). Read more