After one year of ban of slaughter without stunning, the Polish government tried to remove this ban, but on Friday 12th July, the Polish parliament rejected the draft legislation.
More information here:http://lawyersforanimalprotection.eu/re-legalizing-of-ritual-slaughter-in-poland/ and here: http://online.wsj.com
18 February 2013
Lucas Hartong (NI)
Continue reading Labelling of halal chicken
27 November 2012
David Martin (S&D)
Continue reading Humane killing of farmed fish
On October 24 2012, EU Commission together with the Cypriot Presidency has held a conference about Enforcement of the Slaughter Regulation, to inform about the state of play of the enforcement of the Regulation in Member States. The result is very bad: very few Member States will be in compliance for the 2013 deadline.
The Council Regulation 1099/009 on protection of animals at the time of killing has been voted in 2009, in order to replace replace Directive 93/119/EC.
Continue reading Protection of animals at the time of killing: very bad level of compliance for 2013 !
13 July 2012
Andrew Henry William Brons (NI)
Continue reading Muslim ritual slaughter