BVA support for amendments to welfare at slaughter regulation

March 2009
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;3/21/2009, Vol. 164 Issue 12, p348
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The article reports on the move of the British Veterinary Association (BVA) to support the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE)'s proposed amendments to the slaughter regulation. The BVA supports changes to the draft regulation on animal protection during its slaughter. The draft regulation of the European Parliament introduces a principle that animals must be stunned when killed. The FVE and the BVA believe that slaughtering animals without prestunning is considered unacceptable.


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