The EU is hitting the Polish countryside to ban cage farming

Published Jul 7, 2021

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Wanting a ban on cage farming, the European Union is hitting the Polish countryside. The competition will come from Germany or Ukraine and will take over our export markets and our internal market - believe representatives of the Confederation group and the Crisis Staff of Farmers.

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On Wednesday, the European Commission decided to respond positively to the European citizens' initiative "End the Cage Age" and announced the preparation by 2023 of a legislative proposal banning the use of cages for various farm animals (including hens, sows) , calves, rabbits, ducks, geese and quails). This would happen in 2027. Approval of enforcement will have to be expressed by the EP and the government of the 27 EU countries. Confederation MPs Robert Winnicki, Michał Urbaniak and Dobromir Sośnierz and the head of the Crisis Staff of Farmers Sławomir Izdebski, representing the Polish Alliance of Trade Unions of Individual Farmers, protested against these plans on Monday. During a press conference in front of the seat of the European Commission representative office in Warsaw, Urbaniak emphasized that after the introduction of such a ban, Polish farmers will lose the funds they have invested in cage farming and will have to spend more on "more expensive" farming. As he ...
Source: SwiatRolnika
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