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EU food safety agency calls to improve animal welfare

The European Food Safety Authority on Wednesday issued five scientific opinions to inform the European Commission's review of EU animal welfare legislation, in place since 2005. They said that providing more space, lowering containers' maximum temperatures, and keeping journey times short can improve animal welfare and increase food chain safety. The recommendations cover sheep and goats, horses and donkeys, cattle and calves, pigs, and other animals transported in containers.

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Greece's spy scandal must shake us out of complacency

The director of Amnesty International Greece on the political spying scandal that now threatens to bring down prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. Activists and NGO staff work with the constant fear that they are being spied on.

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