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October 25, 2020 - YAHOO News

UK: Meat from animals not stunned before they are slaughtered must be labelled, vet association says

UK: Meat from animals not stunned before they are slaughtered must be labelled, vet association says
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Meat that comes from animals which are not stunned before they are killed must be labelled, the British Veterinary Association (BVA) has said.

Without new labelling rules, consumers risk unwittingly eating meat from animals suffering “unnecessary pain” before their death.

Until now the BVA, which represents 18,000 vets, has campaigned for an outright ban on the “cruel practice” of religious slaughter - which involves killing live animals with a sharp knife before allowing them to bleed to death.

A ban remains their goal but the professional body has adopted a new pragmatic approach believing it has more chance persuading ministers to introduce “no stun” labels.

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