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PETITION: Sow Stall Ban in EU - Send a Final Warning Against Noncompliance | Compassion in World Farming

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The EU-wide ban on using saw stalls, a cruel confinement system causing suffering to millions of pregnant sows, is to become effective as from Jan. 1st, 2013. Petition the agriculture ministers of those Member States unprepared for the ban to amend it now

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Sylvie Bermannova (42)
Monday December 17, 2012, 2:00 pm


Sergio Padilla (65)
Monday December 17, 2012, 2:16 pm
Done, your name and email address appears on the link, just so you know.

Yulan Lawson (156)
Monday December 17, 2012, 3:14 pm

Florence Eaise (132)
Monday December 17, 2012, 4:15 pm
noted tried to sign but cant Sylvie will try later thanks fo rspeaking out for our pigs sylvie

Rock H (254)
Monday December 17, 2012, 6:36 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks Sylvie!

Here is a better link to the petition to use:

Rock H (254)
Monday December 17, 2012, 6:43 pm
Sorry - The link I provided doesn't work a second time. Use the long link in the first comment provided by Sylvie and be sure to copy the whole thing.

naomi cohen (55)
Monday December 17, 2012, 9:28 pm
thank you, sylvie. this is grotesque and so, so sad. signed.

Constance F (418)
Monday December 17, 2012, 10:11 pm
Thank you!
Thank you for contacting Europe’s Agriculture Ministers to support Project Pig. The more people that stand up for the 2013 EU ban on sow stalls, the closer pigs are to a better life.


Elizabeth O (94)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 3:58 am

Danuta Watola (1249)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 4:49 am

Lenicka R (60)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 7:09 am
Signed and noted
Thank you Sylvie

Ellen G (325)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 7:17 am
None of the links worked for me.

Ellen G (325)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 7:18 am
Never mind my persistance paid off. 2 sigs

Barbara Erdman (63)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 5:28 am
Noted and Thnx Sylvie :0

Sylvie Bermannova (42)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 11:59 am

desanka s (416)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 1:51 am
"Sow stalls are now banned in the EU – sows must be kept in groups after the first four weeks of pregnancy until the last week of pregnancy... The countries we believe may be in breach of the ban are Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain and the Netherlands."

Thank you Sylvie!

juan G (15)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 9:26 am
ea-action not found for processing. This could be because the client or campaign id is invalid or not found. Incident ID: be0c9201-f8d9-4672-932e-fb35b8333c70

Sylvie Bermannova (42)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 6:35 pm
I apologize for the confusion over the link (to everybody).

To Juan G.:

Juan, I am sorry to hear that you cannot take action on this, but I cannot help it.

You seem not to have read the comments, I am afraid. Firstly, the link does not work, because of technical problems, which is why I posted the right one on the comment board (you can try using the SECOND one that I posted). Secondly, if you click on (I have tried the other links with the same result), you will discover that (while the page displays) there is no petition by CIWF to sign on the page ANY LONGER. After all, I submitted this a month ago. Yet, the core (info) remains, and as sow stalls do not represent not a problem that would go overnight, there will be another petition to be sure.

The latest news of January the 1st, from CIWF, can be found here: This I posted nearly two weeks ago, which you can see here, at which point it was still possible to find and sign the petition on the site.
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