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Welfare at slaughter
  1. Gudrun Ravetz, President1 and
  2. Lewis Grant, President2
  1. 1BVA, 7 Mansfield Street, London W1G 9NQ e-mail:
  2. 2Veterinary Public Health Association, Century House, 1275 Century Way, Leeds LS15 8ZB

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Following recent letters on the issue of stunning at slaughter and labelling of meat in Veterinary Record, the BVA and the Veterinary Public Health Association (VPHA) would like to emphasise to members that its first priority is animal welfare at slaughter, which includes campaigning to ban non-stun slaughter as Ryan Waters’ letter states (VR, July 22, 2017, vol 181, p 95).

Despite the Conservative government’s pledge to protect methods of religious slaughter, BVA, …

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