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EFSA to Offer New Assessment of Sheep Welfare Risks

25 September 2014

EUROPE – A document on welfare risks in sheep production is now in its open consultation stage, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has announced.

Farming sheep for wool, milk and meat production is the focus of the publication which will propose the description of different farming systems and associated risk factors for sheep.

An assessment of animal-based measures to assess sheep welfare is included.

Interested parties have until 5 November 2014 to submit written comments on the draft scientific opinion.

 

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