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provided Parliament will consider a complaint about how lobsters are slaughtered for commercial purposes the next term, the New Zealand Animal Law Association has said. Lobsters experience significant pain and distress when refrigerated and boiled alive, according to a study presented in connection with a complaint about commercial slaughter practices. The body of evidence was …

For years, PETA has campaigned to persuade Levi Strauss & Co. to stop supporting animal abuse and the environmentally destructive leather industry. PETA even bought Levi’s stock in 2019 to make its way into annual company meetings, where we can influence brand owners and executives from the inside out. At previous Levi’s annual meetings, we’ve …

The slaughter of animals without prior stunning was banned in the Flanders region of northern Belgium on January 1. Wallonia, the French-speaking region of southern Belgium, is preparing to ban in September. On the other hand, Brussels is the only region that has not adopted the controversial measure. The regional parliament unanimously voted to ban …

Belgium bans halal and kosher slaughter methods that kill animals without first being knocked out Flanders, in northern Belgium, bans halal and kosher slaughter without stunning Animals must now be stunned before being slaughtered in a religious ritual Jewish and Muslim groups say it violates EU law on religious freedom By Sara Malm For MailOnline …

Tyson Foods has installed video cameras in key areas of its poultry operations and will test new ways of killing birds – not in response to previous moments of ’embarrassment’ but as part of a business philosophy that emphasizes his role as caretaker of millions of chickens, the company mentioned. The Springfield, Arkansas-based meat producer …

Israel’s agriculture ministry has issued new guidelines that will require more humane methods of kosher slaughter of beef imported into the country. In the new guidelines for kosher humane slaughter, the department’s veterinary and animal health division required that imported meat be slaughtered using a rotary retainer, which is considered more human than the commonly …

The city has three slaughterhouses in Perambur, Saidapet and Villivakkam, but illegal slaughterhouses appear to be thriving in Chromepet, Pallavaram, Chengelpet and Shomangalam. Police say slaughterhouses outside of company boundaries often engage in illegal activities such as cow slaughter and calves. Under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1960, killing a cow is punishable …