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Animal welfare
Non-stun slaughter: FSA gives reassurance on data collection

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THE BVA has welcomed a statement from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) that it will continue to collect and publish data on the number of animals slaughtered without prestunning, after a report had suggested otherwise.

The BVA initially expressed concern at a report in The Times on August 13 that the FSA's new monthly survey of abattoirs would not routinely record the number of animals slaughtered without …

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