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European Parliament Calls for Humane Treatment for Rabbits Raised for Food
The European Parliament is urging the European Commission to adopt measures that would make life better for more than 340 million rabbits raised for food every year in Europe.
The parliament voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to recommend outlawing battery cages for rabbits — tiny enclosures with wire-mesh floors no bigger than ordinary letter-size pieces of paper.
Animal welfare groups say rabbits are extremely sensitive animals who suffer terribly in such small spaces, with such problems...