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

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Shechita UK reacts to the Labour Party’s Labelling Proposals

Reacting to the Labour Party’s proposal that all meat should be labelled ‘stunned/ non-stunned’, Shimon Cohen, Shechita UK’s Campaign Director, has issued the following statement: “It is unfortunate that the Labour Party’s proposal regarding meat labelling is behind...

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Labelling in the news

In response to an enquiry from the Daily Telegraph, Shechita UK issued the following comment outlining it's position on labelling. Shimon Cohen, the Campaign Director for Shechita UK said: "The Jewish community fully supports the notion that consumers have every right...

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Shechita UK presents at the Public Policy Exchange

Shechita UK presented at the annual Public Policy Exchange Event entitled ‘Testing Times for Animal welfare: raising standards at the time of slaughter’ at the Grange Wellington Hotel. Discussion focused on the Government’s move to install compulsory CCTV in abattoirs...

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Shechita UK’s response to the UKIP Manifesto

Following UKIP's General Election manifesto, Shechita UK has issued the following statement:   “We have worked hard with UKIP over a number years, and particularly since the calling of the General Election, to ensure that their manifesto pledges are in line with...

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Shechita UK’s position on CCTV

Following the Conservative Party's inclusion of mandatory CCTV across all abattoirs in their General Election manifesto, Shechita UK has issued the following statement: Shechita UK has always supported the call for CCTV in abattoirs and has repeatedly spoken to...

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