Posts Tagged ‘Slaughter without pre-stunning’

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 ››

Calling for an end to non-stun slaughter

Broiler chicken © RSPCA

Slaughter without pre-stunning can cause suffering to millions of farm animals in the UK. We are opposed to this practice and have supported an HM Government petition by the British Veterinary Association calling for an end to non-stun slaughter once and for all.

The petition achieved over 118,000 signatures and was debated by Parliament in February 2015.

Slaughter without pre-stunning causes suffering

Scientific evidence clearly shows that slaughter without pre-stunning is an important animal welfare concern.

In 2003, the government’s … continue reading ››