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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, …

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 …

URBANA, Ill. – Supply chain and distribution challenges leave producers stranded with animals ready for market but nowhere to go. Some may consider custom slaughter or home butchering as a way to relieve this pressure. Although producers can slaughter their own animals, the practice comes with risks and responsibilities, says Bailey Harsh, an assistant professor …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …