Hungry and stressed – investigation into live exports out of Irish ports

EFI has observed hundreds of trucks at Rosslare port full of bawling calves, just like the trucks filmed on the Irish Ferries crossing on 19th April that showed trucks on an outside deck and, despite the noise from the wind … Continued

Investigation into the export of unweaned calves to mainland Europe

Ethical Farming Ireland recently assisted Eyes on Animals in an investigation into the export of unweaned calves from Ireland to mainland Europe, accompanied by MEP Anja Hazekamp. We were focusing on what happens to the calves at the marts and … Continued

European Parliament – a missed opportunity

European Parliament vote on the recommendations of the Committee of Inquiry on the Protection of Animals during Transport On Thursday 20th January MEPs voted on a number of recommendations and amendments that came from the 18 month ANIT committee of … Continued

Hidden victims – Ireland’s live export industry

On a rainy summer day at Cork Port in July 2020, EFI supporters gathered from all over Ireland in support of 2,000 young bulls bound for Libya. Some of the bulls were already waiting to be loaded when we arrived, … Continued