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first EC review of Directive on Protection of Animal Use

Nov. 8, 2017

The EU Commission states that the Directive on the protection of animals used in biomedical research is bringing significant benefits in animal welfare and a sound foundation for future best practice in the sector. The conclusion of the report:

  • The current Directive is relevant and necessary
  • No amendments proposed at this stage
  • A better implementation and enforcement of the directive is needed in all EU members

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