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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), a shareholder in Lululemon, asked the retailer for a report on its slaughter methods used in the production of its down jackets. A shareholder resolution submitted to the company’s board of directors seeks to determine whether the methods are inconsistent with the athleisure brand’s animal welfare policy, …

VICTORIAN food safety regulator PrimeSafe has confirmed it is investigating the slaughter of cattle at a property near Geelong. “The investigation is ongoing and PrimeSafe is unable to provide details of the ongoing investigation,” a spokesperson said today. The investigation follows a media report claiming that 10 to 30 sheep are slaughtered on the property …

MPs pushing for halal and kosher slaughter reform must step up security following murder of Sir David Amess Some halal and all kosher slaughterhouses do not see the animals stunned beforehand Some MPs supporting the change in law said “be careful what you say publicly on the issue” Also advised to review their personal safety, …

The Indian government has ordered authorities in Kashmir to ban the slaughter of all animals in the Muslim-majority region for the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha. The order of the Hindu nationalist government, released Thursday evening, risks exacerbating tensions in Indian Kashmir where anxiety has increased since New Delhi revoked its special autonomy status in …

India has announced that the slaughter of animals in Kashmir will be banned for the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha. The Indian government has ordered authorities in Kashmir to ban the slaughter of all animals in the Muslim-majority region for the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha. The Hindu nationalist government’s order, issued on Thursday evening, …

SRINAGAR: The J&K administration clarified on Friday that there was no ban on the territory of the Union of the slaughter of cattle, in accordance with the rules, on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha . Principal Secretary (Animal and Sheep Raising) Naveen Kumar Choudhary said the earlier “notice” was misquoted as a restraining order. “This is …

Through PTI SRINAGAR: The administration of Jammu and Kashmir said on Friday that there is no ban on the slaughter of cattle in the Union territory, clarifying that the previous order to ban the Illegal slaughter of cows and camels on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha had been issued by the animal welfare council for the …

The slaughter of cows, calves and camels during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha has been banned in predominantly Muslim Jammu and Kashmir. An order issued by the Department of Livestock and addressed to the Chief of Police of the 97% Muslim Kashmir Valley, and his Divisional Commissioner, called on authorities to stop the “illegal …

A proposed Oregon ballot initiative for 2022 would effectively criminalize the breeding of food animals in the state by classifying their slaughter as aggravated abuse and redefining artificial insemination and castration as sexual assault . Initiative Petition 13, filed with Oregon election officials in November, would remove farmers’ exemptions from existing laws prohibiting cruelty to …

The RSPCA released a report ranking slaughterhouses, slaughterhouses and poultry processors across the country according to their animal welfare standards. The group hopes the report will help the meat industry adopt similar regulations across state and territory borders, rather than continuing to have very different rules and regulations. RSPCA Australia chief scientist Bidda Jones said …

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals congratulates U.S. Senator Cory Booker (DN.J.) and U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) And Bennie Thompson (D-MS) for reintroducing the gears of Safe Line During COVID -19 Take action to better protect animals, workers and consumers from the dangers posed by higher line speeds in poultry, …

Breadcrumb Links New Local News Farmers want better access to slaughter options, not red tape. Author of the article: Glenda Luymes Release date : February 17, 2021 • February 17, 2021 • 3 minutes to read • Join the conversation Julia Smith, owner of Blue Sky Ranch and member of the Small-Scale Meat Producers Association. …

00:45 Nine in ten people in Europe oppose the slaughter of animals without prior stunning, according to a poll released by the animal welfare group Eurogroup for Animals. Stunning animals before slaughter – which aims to render the animal unconscious via gassings, electric shocks or a captive bolt penetrating the animal’s skull – is already …

By Ram Parmar, Palghar POSTED ON OCTOBER 02, 2020 23:19 IST The Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation (VVMC) banned the slaughter and sale of meat in Vasai and Virar on Sunday, which is World Animal Day. The meat ban was also imposed on October 2, on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. The ordinance also mentions that …

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 …

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 …

Representative image | Raw pixel Text size: A- A + When I ate meat, if someone had asked me if I liked animals, I would have answered “yes!” After all, I loved playing with the dogs and cats I met, I loved feeding squirrels and birds with my grandmother, and I loved watching animal documentaries …

Letters to the Editor News day Wednesday 12 February 2020 THE EDITOR: The viral epidemic, the 2019-CoV coronavirus, is freaking out governments around the world. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres recently declared that “a wind of madness is sweeping the globe”. He was not, however, referring to the coronavirus. He was talking about the increase …

Brussels and Wallonia, Belgium – In his Brussels office, animal rights activist Michel Vandenbosch opens a large book he wrote on Global Action in the Interest of Animals, or GAIA, First Belgian organization for the defense of animal rights. Vandenbosch, its chairman, points to photos of a 2014 rally in the Belgian capital, attended by …

Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury While the slaughter of animals without prior stunning is prohibited in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, New Zealand, Norway, Slovakia , in Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland, Muslims in the UK are suing him. cruel practice, while the authorities seem to ignore this issue in silence. A number …

A group of “animal rights activists” in Vadodara, Gujarat decided to buy all the goats and sheep from the state animal markets in order to “save them from slaughter during Bakrid”. The group, which calls itself “Sarvadharm Jeevdaya Samiti”, had previously launched a campaign to ban the export of goats and sheep to the Middle …

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 …

BRUSSELS – Workers putting the finishing touches on a wall of newly installed shelves in a small grocery store. Three months ago, the same wall was lined with a row of refrigerators filled with halal meat. But a new law in the Flemish region of Belgium prohibits the practices required for halal and kosher meat. …

New Jersey may soon ban the slaughter of pregnant animals, reports the North Jersey Media Group. Currently, there are no federal or state laws that prohibit the slaughter of pregnant animals. A mother cow named Brianna has inspired lawmakers to make a change. Brianna, pregnant, kicked open a door and jumped from the second level …

For the publisher: D “Balancing animal welfare and religious rites” (editorial, January 9): The The Belgian Council for Animal Welfare has reviewed international research on the subject of animal slaughter. The result is remarkable: For sheep, it takes 14 seconds to 5 minutes before spontaneous brain activity stops. For cattle, it takes between 19 seconds …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …