UK: Big increase in kosher slaughter of animals

The number of animals killed in halal abattoirs without being stunned first has soared because of campaigning by Muslims for traditional methods of slaughter.

Halal and kosher abattoirs cut the throats of 2.4 million sheep and goats without stunning in the latest recorded year, an increase of 60 per cent, according to the British Veterinary Association’s analysis ofsurveys by the Food Standards Agency.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/environment/article4339079.ece

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