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‘Non-stun slaughter must be banned’

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By Georgina Mills

All animals should be stunned before slaughter. No exceptions.

That was the message from the BVA and the RSPCA in an open letter to environment secretary Michael Gove, published this week.

The organisations joined forces to call on the UK government to repeal the legal exemption that permits animals to be slaughtered without pre-stunning for religious purposes.

The letter also …

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