Other groups that have criticised the slaughter of unstunned animals include the British Veterinary Association and the RSPCA, which says: "Our concern is solely with the welfare of animals and we're calling for all farm animals to be stunned
with no exceptions, to ensure they are unconscious and insensible to pain when killed."
"Whether animals are stunned
and killed or just killed, the final moments of their lives make up only one part of the long, cruel process of meat production," said PETA's Director of International Programmes, Mimi Bekhechi.
The RSPCA says: "For slaughter to be humane, it's essential that animals are effectively stunned
Under EU and UK law, all animals should be stunned
before being slaughtered.
They found that the stunned
segment of the left ventricle progressed into areas of "regional fixed systolic dysfunction, consistent with underlying myocardial hibernation and fibrosis" (p.
(2003) who also reported no differences in muscle pH between non-stunned and electrically stunned
The heart of the animal stunned
by bolt stopped beating earlier compared to those of the animals slaughtered according to the Halal method, resulting in the retention of more blood in the meat.
Watching Vickie's video left me absolutely stunned
. So I watched it again and again and again.
Babe watch: Miley gets cosy with lifeguard co-star; Shock rock: Singer's stunned
The protagonist here is Mia, 15 years old and stunned
by her mother's death.
Regarding your February 14 Report item "No Lesbian Photographers," I'm shocked and stunned
! Never in my wildest dreams would I think that in this day and age that we would have such discrimination toward one another.
I was stunned
when reading your article entitled New West gets contested properties (September Journal).
Matthew Thompson, 35, of The Hawthorns, Cruddas Park, Newcastle, appeared before the city's magistrates yesterday after he was stunned
by the 50,000-volt electric charge.
She notices the diamond on her finger and is stunned
when Elvis the younger greets her with a good morning Mrs.