Animals have long been used by humans for various purposes, including food, entertainment, and transportation. However, in recent years, there has been a shift in society's perception of animals, leading to the development of legal protections and the advancement of animal welfare.
Animal welfare has been a topic of discussion for many years, especially with the increase in industrialised farming practices. Alice de Concerto, the legal advisor at the European Institute for Animal Law and Policy, is questioning the effects of EU farm animal welfare legislation in protecting animals. In her presentation, she examines the limitations of animal welfare and its significant shortcomings in protecting animals.