The doomed journey

The failure of the Industry, Member States and EU to protect animals en route to Turkey

Blood Farms

Our investigations in Argentina and Uruguay

Animal transports

We monitor the adherence to and campaign for a tightening of animal protection laws.

Stunning with CO2

We demand the elimination of CO2 stunning for "slaughter pigs".

Horsemeat import from torturous production

After the large success of our first investigation. We stick around and fight for the victims of the international meat import.


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Bulgaria | Inspections of transports to Turkey

Our AWF/ EonA teams stays at the Bulgarian side of the border between Kapitan Andreevo/ Bulgaria and Kapikule/ Turkey and observes the arrival times of animals at the border.  A French journalist from ARTE is accompanying us. The trade is comparably slow, with approximately 10 animal trucks per day. We inspect a certain number of trucks, more


Turkey | Border at Kapikule | EU animal exportsto Turkey

Our team has inspected today 15 road transport vehicles transporting live bovines from EU member states to Turkey. The majority of animals have been found to be in a good condition. However we have found one truck that carried 2 young newborn calves that have been born during the journey to two German heifers. That should have not more


Turkey | Border Kapikule | Animal transports

During the last week, two teams of TSB|AWF and Eyes on Animals have seen approximately 200 livestock trucks pass the Turkish border of Kapikule and inspected 118 thereof. The animals were coming from Germany, Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, Estonia, Lithuania, Italy and Slovakia. Before the investigation, we had sent a warning to all more


Europe plans to export more than 5'000 pregnant cattle to Turkey during extreme heat again!

Since 2010 we have been documenting the extreme suffering and death of farm animals being exported by truck from all over Europe to Turkey. This route is a long and complicated one regardless of what time of the year it takes place. But the summertime is the worst, because the temperatures at the EU/Turkey border reach 40 degrees and there is more


Meeting with EU Commission about export of live animals to Turkey

TSB|AWF and our pratner organization Eyes on Animals, together with three Italian animal-rights lawyers working on the case for us, had our meeting last Friday with Mr. van Goethem and his team from the European Commissions Crisis management in food, animals and plants about the on-going suffering and death of animals being exported from the EU more


Turkey | Slaughterplant Konya | Control of Slaughterplants

Promising news from Turkey- the EonA and TSB|AWF team in Turkey just visited a slaughterhouse in Konya that had taken animal behaviour into account when designing it two years ago. It was by far the "best" one seen so far during our three years inspecting and trying to improve slaughterhouses in Turkey. There were anti-mounting more


France | Strasbourg - EU Parliament | Presentation on animal transport to Turkey at Intergroup meeting

We hold a presentation on live animal exports from the EU to Turkey in front of the Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals of the European Parliament. We present the findings of our 5-year-investigation at the Turkish border and show a sequence from our film on animal transport to Turkey. The subsequent discussion is lively more


SRF: Animal rights activists are not really happy with the new rules at Sechseläuten

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Boycott horsemeat from cruel conditions.

Here you can read where horsemeat from abroad is sold. List to downloadfileadmin/DATEIEN/tsb/Black_List/2016_04_08_Blacklist_Online.pdf.
(update 8.4.2016)