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

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Recommendations on Shechita in Austria

Following suggestions in Austria to change legislation on religious slaughter, Shimon Cohen Campaign Director for Shechita UK issued the following statement: "The idea that Jews would require permits to purchase kosher meat is absurd and not something that should be...

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All Party Parliamentary Group on Animal Welfare

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare (APGAW) has today hosted a round table discussion in the House of Lords regarding comprehensive method of stunning at slaughter labelling. Shimon Cohen, the Campaign Director for Shechita UK has made the following...

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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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