TITLE

RELIGIOUS SLAUGHTER

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;Annual Report 2008/2009, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the issue on the slaughter of animals with regard to religious aspects. It notes that in Great Britain law, there are provisions which allow the slaughter of animals without stunning to conform to Jewish and Muslim religious demands. It mentions the collaboration of Ethics and Welfare Group (EWG) and British Veterinary Association (BVA) specialist divisions which aim to develop a response to a Defra consultation regarding the issue and to improve welfare at slaughter.
ACCESSION #
44770147

 

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