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Welfare at slaughter
Investigation reveals daily breaches of welfare regulations in slaughterhouses

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A REPORT by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has suggested that severe breaches of animal welfare are recorded six times a day on average in British slaughterhouses.

The bureau reviewed reports submitted by vets and meat hygiene inspectors to the Food Standards Agency (FSA) between July 2014 and June 2016. It says that the reports show how ‘regular breakdowns on production lines, equipment failures and poor procedures …

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