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Cattle deaths lead US groups to demand suspension of livestock trade between Russian Federation and the United States

September 19, 2012
Press Release

Washington, DC – The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) are urging the Russian Federation to suspend imports of cattle by sea from the United States.

This request from animal welfare organizations follows an incident in August in which more than 1,000 out of 3,400 breeding dairy cattle from one U.S. shipment died en route to Russia or had to be euthanized upon arrival due to their extremely poor condition...


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Leah Garces, (404)313-7838, leah.garces@ciwf.org


Source: Cattle deaths lead US groups to demand suspension of livestock trade between Russian Federation and the United States
Author: Animal Welfare Institut, Compassion in World Farming


Date: 2012-10-03

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