Posts Tagged ‘Farm Animals’

What does Brexit mean for animal welfare?

European Union flag

As you all are aware, the UK narrowly voted to leave the European Union in June. We must now campaign to ensure that animal welfare is not compromised as part of the process to leave the EU, and ensure we take all opportunities to improve existing animal welfare standards.

Non-stun slaughter: Our concern is solely about the animals

Sheep Herd on the hills of North Wales Freedom Food Farm  UK

There was an amazing response to the British Veterinary Association petition calling for:

  • an end to non-stun slaughter in the UK;
  • meat products to be clearly labelled by method of slaughter.

We’re opposed to slaughter without pre-stunning, a practice that can cause suffering to millions of farm animals. Over 118,000 people signed the petition which was debated in parliament in February 2015.

There continues to be lots of news and online activity around the subject of meat for religious communities. continue reading ››