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

News/Press releases

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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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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