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Poland’s lower house of parliament has passed an animal welfare law banning the export of unsuspecting halal and kosher meat – a move that could potentially affect the country’s rapidly growing agri-food sector. Before the new law comes into force, it must be approved by the Senate, the upper house of Parliament. The acceptance of …

WARSAW, Sept. 17 (Reuters) – Poland plans to ban religious slaughter of animals for export and the state will offer compensation to companies that suffer, a ruling party member of parliament said on Thursday . Poland is one of Europe’s largest exporters of halal and kosher meat, with shipments in 2017 of more than 70,000 …

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU judges are set to repeal a Belgian law requiring all animals to be stunned before death, which has effectively banned slaughter according to Jewish and Muslim rites, a legal adviser to the ‘EU. Gerard Hogan, Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union, said a 2009 European law …