MEP Marit Paulsen on the EU Animal Welfare Strategy
Rose O’Donovan, editor of Agra Facts / Agra Focus, met with Marit Paulsen, Swedish ALDE MEP, during the Animal Welfare Conference jointly organized by the European Commission and the Danish EU Presidency to discuss the EU Animal Welfare Strategy.
The first point of discussion is the EU Animal Welfare Strategy (00:34) in general. Subsequently, Ms Paulsen pays more detailed attention to raising consumer awareness on animal welfare standards in EU (02:03) & employing new technologies to get the message across (02:31). As a final point, the Swedish Liberal MEP advocates an approach based on a Legal Responsible Person (06:24), whereby each actor is responsible for animal welfare aspects within a particular link in the food chain.