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Animal Welfare
EC begins action over non-compliance with battery cage ban

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THE European Commission has begun legal action against 13 member states that have failed to implement the recent ban on the use of unenriched cages for laying hens.

The ban came into force on January 1 and, on January 27, the EC issued a ‘letter of formal notice’ to Belgium, Bulgaria, Greece, Spain, France, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Hungary, …

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