Animal Welfare

Since the outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in Belgium and the threat of a spread to France, Luxembourg, Germany and the Netherlands, FACE has organised weekly meetings of its ASF Task Force. This task force, which consists of experts, FACE Members and the CIC, provides...

FACE is deeply concerned following the recent detection of African swine fever (ASF) in two wild boars in the Czech Republic. The infected animals were found in Zlin, 300 km south-east of the capital Prague. It is the first reported case of this problematic disease...

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), which is a highly contagious and deadly animal brain disorder, was recently detected in a wild reindeer and in two wild moose in Norway. This is the first time in history that CWD cases were detected on the European territory. The presence...

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