Pressure builds for action on slaughter of pregnant cattle

French MEP Mireille D’Ornano this week called for an EU ban on slaughtering heavily pregnant cows, but the European Commission said it will wait for the results of a delayed scientific opinion before deciding if action is needed.

Putting forward a motion for a resolution at the EuropeanParliament, D’Ornano called on the EU executive to propose that the MemberStates prohibit the slaughter of any cow in the last three months of pregnancy.

In an earlier question to the European

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