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

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Shechita UK respond to UKIP’s policy on religious slaughter

The UK Independence Party’s (UKIP) has made a shock policy announcement by today supporting the campaign to ban non stun slaughter. The party had previously supported faith communities on this issue. Shimon Cohen the Campaign Director of Shechita UK, has released the...

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Ban on Shechita lifted in Poland

A Polish court has ruled that the de-facto ban on religious slaughter imposed last year, is unconstitutional. Five out of the nine justices who reviewed the ban at the Polish Constitutional Tribunal Wednesday ruled it ran contrary to the country’s constitution. The...

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MPs out in Force to Protect Shechita

Shechita UK has paid tribute to the MPs who spoke passionately in defence of religious slaughter at a Westminster Hall debate this morning in the House of Commons. Of the seven speakers in the debate, Louise Ellman, Lee Scott, Mike Freer, Mathew Offord and, Jonathan...

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Labelling in the News

Introduction Discussions about religious slaughter appeared in the media once again on Wednesday 7th May, when The Sun and the Daily Mail both ran stories which claimed to ‘expose’ the fact that a chain of pizza restaurants was using Halal chicken in its food without...

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