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Welfare at Slaughter
Consulting on halal meat labelling

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I read with dismay the article on halal meat labelling in last week’s issue (VR, July 15, 2017, vol 181, p 57).

The article sets out attempts to normalise the act of non-stun slaughter, and also describes the inexcusable policy of increasing domestic slaughter of UK livestock without prior stunning to ‘capitalise on the growing EU Muslim population’. Indeed, for the NFUs chief livestock adviser …

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