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Welfare at slaughter
Role of vets in abattoirs
  1. Lewis G. Grant
  1. VPHA, Century House, 1275 Century Way, Thorpe Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS15 8ZB
  1. e-mail: lewisgrant24{at}

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I REFER to the letter on welfare at slaughter from Jayne Wright (VR, February 28, 2015, vol 176, p 236), and am responding on behalf of the Veterinary Public Health Association (VPHA) in my current role as junior vice-president.

The VPHA in recent times has expressed its views in supporting the use of CCTV in slaughterhouses as well as other measures that may lead to improvements in animal welfare in slaughterhouses, such as improving design. The VPHA is aware that a number of slaughterhouses have poor stunning …

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