Colorado State University’s Fort Collins campus will soon be home to a cattle slaughter and education center paid for by JBS USA, a Greeley-based meat packer. The building – called the JBS Global Food Innovation Center – will house the university’s meat science program, complete with livestock and poultry processing, a multi-level auditorium and a …

A public consultation is requested on the practice of slaughtering animals without first stunning them. Animal slaughter processes for halal and kosher markets do not allow stunning in accordance with religious belief. The market for this meat is growing, but there is no national standard in Canada for acceptable practices. “What is acceptable may vary …

Since 2012 David Schaefer, along with Featherman Equipment, and I have demonstrated poultry processing at MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIRS. During our poultry demonstrations, David and I strive to teach humane slaughter techniques, which David calls “the Screaming Shipping”. At each fair, David and I kill, scalding, pluck, eviscerate and refrigerate eight pasture chickens, and leave …

The original location, where a demonstration is scheduled for tomorrow. Photo: Café Gratitude / Facebook The husband-wife team behind Cafe Gratitude, a super-trendy Californian vegan chain, say they’ve started receiving death threats, and of course, one-star Yelp reviews, after the announcement this week that they’re raising and slaughter animals on their personal farm. – a …

1/3 Salatin and his contemplative young crowd are pulling severed heads and feet at the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR 2015 in Topeka, Kansas. Joël Salatin at FAIR 2/3 Jeffrey Ward teaches his 3 year old daughter, Abigail, how to butcher an ethically raised lamb. Photo courtesy of Jeffrey Ward 3/3 Micah Carter, 10, treats a …

Since 2012, David Schaefer, with Featherman Equipment, and I have demonstrated poultry processing at MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIRS. In our poultry demonstrations, David and I strive to teach humane slaughter techniques, what David calls “scream-free shipping”. At each fair, David and I kill, boil, pluck, gut and chill eight pastured chickens, and leave little to …

The debate over when meat is halal and whether it should be clearly labeled has been put back on the agenda by vets and animal welfare activists who want all animals slaughtered for food to be knocked out before to kill them. The arabic word halal means permit, and the rules of slaughter are based …

The ritually slaughtered lamb is delivered to a halal butcher’s shop in The Hague, the Netherlands, in 2011. Denmark, Sweden and Norway are among the countries requiring animals to be stunned before slaughter. Dutch lawmakers addressed the issue in 2012. Peter Dejong / AP hide caption toggle legend Peter Dejong / AP The ritually slaughtered …

ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia is the largest producer of broilers in the country, but small farmers have for years been pushed to the sidelines of this lucrative industry because they lack access to local industrial slaughterhouses. Run by large companies, these slaughterhouses process thousands of poultry per hour and won’t slow down for a small …

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 …

BERLIN – After a month-long hiatus, cattle owners in southern Jersey can BYONA again. It’s bringing your own animals uninspected – to slaughter, that is. Starting this month, Bringhurst Meats reinstated their bespoke cattle processing program, once again becoming the only place in South Jersey where residents can get their cows and pigs to be …

Some Germans Intolerant of Islamic Animal Slaughter | The world of PRX Skip to content close Conflict and justice The world April 16, 2012 11:50 a.m. CDT German flag (Photo: Patentboy / Flickr) Animal rights are a big issue in Germany. It is currently the fifth largest meat producer in the world, butchering the third …

German flag (Photo: Patentboy/Flickr) Animal rights are a big issue in Germany. It is currently the fifth largest meat producer in the world, butchering the third largest number of pigs in the world, more than 55 million per year. The way Germans slaughter the animals they eat is strictly regulated, more so than in most …