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

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EU Parliament Adopts Food Information to Consumers Report

  Shechita not to be singled out for labelling The EU Parliament today adopted the Food Information to Consumers report backing the agreement reached after months of negotiation between the European Commission, Council and Parliament. The suggestion that Shechita...

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Henry Grunwald QC, Chairman of Shechita UK

  Henry Grunwald QC, chairman of Shechita UK said: "It is a sad day for religious freedom in Europe when legislation is passed based on flawed, unsubstantiated science, merely to appease an ill-informed animal welfare lobby. The suggestion that Shechita is...

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Shlomo Winegarten

  Henry Grunwald OBE, QC, Chairman of Shechita UK said: "It is with shock and immense sadness that Shechita UK announces the passing of Shlomo Winegarten, one of its founders. Shlomo was the inspiration for the modernising and professionalising of the campaign to...

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Mike Freer MP Questions the Hidden Motive of Labelling

  "It is worth remembering that slaughter methods require pre-stunning procedures which can be less efficient than the integral stun of the shechita process" writes Member of Parliament Mike Freer. Read his whole article from today's Jewish News...

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