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Avian Influenza:

Delay in rise of detections, higher risk still expected in upcoming months.

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Improving the welfare of animals

The European Commission has proposed new rules to improve the welfare of dogs and cats in the EU, and the conditions for animals during transport. It has also responded to a citizens' initiative to ban fur farming in the EU.

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Avian Influenza:

EFSA recommendation on available vaccines and strategies

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Animal Welfare:

Cats and dogs should not be kept permanently in boxes, cages and crates

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Official Controls:

Report on official controls to ensure the safe production of live bivalve molluscs

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GMO:

The Commission authorises three types of genetically modified maize and renews the authorisation of four genetically modified crops for use as food and animal feed

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Animal welfare:

13th meeting of the EU Platform to take place on 15-16 June