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Defra launches mandatory CCTV consultation

Defra has launched a consultation on implementing mandatory CCTV in all slaughterhouses.

CCTV footage call ignites debate

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) and the Veterinary Public Health Association (VPHA)’s recent call for mandatory CCTV in slaughterhouses and that official veterinarians (OV) to have unrestricted access to footage has divided the sector. 

Dr Marc Cooper head of the RSPCA farm animal department "wholeheartedly supports" calls for mandatory CCTV cameras in abattoirs
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RSPCA backs CCTV in abattoirs campaign

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) has added support to a campaign backed by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and Veterinary Public Health Association (VPHA) to make CCTV mandatory in all slaughterhouses. 

CCTV in slaughterhouses call repeated

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) and the Veterinary Public Health Association (VPHA) have repeated their call for mandatory CCTV in slaughterhouses and legislation to ensure official vets (OVs) have unrestricted access to slaughterhouse CCTV footage. 

The ruling may only apply to Newby Foods
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Newby Foods ruling ignites debate

A legal victory favouring Newby Foods, exempting its pig and poultry meat preparations from UK restrictions on desinewed meat (DSM), has sparked debate about its implications. 

FSA unannounced inspections reveal mostly good animal welfare standards in UK slaughterhouses

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has unveiled the results of its unannounced inspections of slaughterhouses across Britain. 

Advocates of slaughterhouse CCTV gain increasing support

Support for compulsory CCTV in slaughterhouses seems to be growing, with a number of industry and government reviews backing the installation of the surveillance equipment in recent days.

MPs back slaughterhouse CCTV campaign

MPs from Manchester and Birmingham have expressed their support for Animal Aid’s campaign to introduce mandatory CCTV to the inside of UK slaughterhouses. 

Meat industry concerned over small business inspection charge

The European Parliament has voted to delete an exemption which currently saves small meat businesses millions of pounds each year.

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