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Quarter of sheep and goat slaughtered pre-stunning

Research has indicated that the number of animals being killed without being stunned first is on the rise. 

Scottish red meat abattoirs see turnover decline in 2016

Red meat primary processors in Scotland saw livestock numbers and figures for animals processed down year-on-year, despite a slight increase in the amount of cattle slaughtered. 

4,000 animal welfare breaches in two years, reports Bureau

British farm animals are being subjected to needless pain and distress as they are slaughtered, a study from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has revealed. 

Halal body criticises FSA on animal welfare report

The Halal Food Authority (HFA) has criticised the latest Animal Welfare Survey by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) as “wholly inaccurate and misleading”.

UK cattle slaughter numbers up

The number of cattle slaughtered in the UK is up on previous years according to the latest research from red meat body Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).

Parliament to debate religious slaughter

A debate on religious slaughter is to be held in parliament next week, following an All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) report.

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