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Meat hygiene
Veterinary certification for emergency slaughter of cattle
  1. Laurentiu Patea
  1. FSS, Pilgrim House, Old Ford Road, Aberdeen AB11 5RL
  1. email: laurentiu.patea{at}

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I would like to remind veterinary surgeons that carcases from livestock that have been slaughtered outside of an approved slaughterhouse will only be accepted into an approved slaughterhouse for dressing if they meet the criteria for emergency slaughter and are accompanied by correct certification.

The Scottish Livestock Welfare Group (SLWG) is aware of recent incidents …

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