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 …