European legislation on welfare at slaughter includes regulations on stunning
following work by the European Food Safety Authority (Efsa) to assess parameters for electrical waterbath stunning
Whether you agree or disagree with stunning
, as a consumer, we should know what we are being presented with on the supermarket shelf.
THE next government must listen to public concern and end the slaughter of animals without stunning
them first, the president of the British Veterinary Association has urged.
We would suggest to the Government that its help and support in being able to demonstrate that electric stunning
is simply that - recoverable stunning
(not death) that renders an animal unconscious prior to slaughter.
Fierce debate over halal food has drawn comment that it is cruel - Islamic law says animals must be uninjured, but some authorities allow a form of stunning
At present, the only legal exemptions to stunning
during slaughter are for kosher and halal methods.
In Australia, cattle are stunned prior to slaughter using a penetrative captive bolt, non-penetrative (percussive) captive bolt, or electrical methods, and, according to Gregory and Shaw (2000), when stunning
is done correctly, the animal feels no pain and becomes instantly unconscious.
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Professor Bill Reilly, a former president of the British Veterinary Association, called for the practice of killing animals without stunning
them first to be scrapped.
But Prof Reilly, past president of the British Veterinary Association, said the animals die in great pain and called for action to curb, if not halt, slaughter without stunning
A LEADING expert has called for the practice of slaughtering animals without stunning
them first to be curbed or even banned.
Professor Schultz and his colleague Dr Hazim of the Hanover University, Germany, proved through an experiment, using an electroencephalograph (EEG) and electrocardiogram (ECG) that the Islamic method of slaughter is more humane than the captive bolt stunning
method, that causes severe pain to the animal.
No, we do not accept mechanical slaughter, but will accept certain kinds of stunning
where it is 'stun-to-stun'.
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