Shechita – the Jewish religious humane method of animal slaughter for food

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Cabinet reshuffle: New Secretary of State at DEFRA

Following a reshuffle of the cabinet, George Eustice MP has been appointed to replace Theresa Villiers as Secretary of State at the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, Shimon Cohen, Campaign Director for Shechita UK, said: “Theresa Villiers is a...

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Shechita UK comment on Brexit Day

Shimon Cohen, Campaign Director of Shechita UK, said: “Following Brexit day, we will be operating in a transition period and, therefore, there will be little real impact until the end of the year.  Shechita UK has had an ongoing dialogue with DEFRA since the...

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New Secretary of State appointed at DEFRA

Reacting to the news that Theresa Villiers has been appointed Secretary of State at the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, Shimon Cohen, Campaign Director for Shechita UK, said: “Theresa Villiers is a long standing friend of our community with whom...

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ECJ decision on Organic Production

Shechita UK has reacted to the Court of Justice of the European Union's decision regarding the Organic production logo of the European Union. The decision means the logo cannot be placed on meat derived from animals that have been slaughtered in accordance with the...

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