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  • French school identifies non-pork, non-meat eaters with yellow tags

    September 29, 2015 | 10:16 am

    A French municipality launched a probe into an elementary school’s use of red and yellow tags to identify pupils who do not eat pork and meat, respectively.

    The city of Auxerre, located 105 miles southeast of Paris, opened the investigation on Friday after parents complained to...

  • British right-wing party backs ban on religious slaughter

    February 4, 2015 | 10:54 am

    Britain’s right-wing UKIP party has come out in support of legislation that would ban the production of ritually slaughtered meat.

    The United Kingdom Independence Party  became the first major political party in the country to call for a ban on religious slaughter for halal and...

  • British lawmaker calls for labeling of non-stunned animal’s meat

    November 4, 2014 | 10:48 am

    Meat sold in Britain should be labeled if the animal has not been stunned before slaughter, a British lawmaker said.

    Neil Parish, who heads the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Beef and Lamb, made the call on Monday for the increased stunning of animals undergoing ritual...

  • Kit to check food for pork traces hits France

    October 24, 2014 | 11:38 am

    Worried that the food you thought was kosher, or at least kosher style, has some hidden pork?

    Now, using a few test tubes, water and a small pregnancy test-like strip, you can find out in a few minutes whether your food contains pork traces.

    HalalTest, a new product developed...

  • Dutch Senate ratifies deal allowing shechitah

    June 13, 2012 | 9:40 am

    The Dutch senate voted to approve a deal to allow ritual slaughter in the Netherlands.

    Tuesday’s vote came after leaders of the Jewish and Muslim communities in the Netherland signed off on a compromise with the government.

    The agreement signed on June 5 allows ritual slaughter if...

  • Jewish group rips Canadian party’s questioning of ritual slaughter

    March 19, 2012 | 10:10 am

    Canada’s Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs accused a Quebec legislator of raising “a false issue” when he questioned ritual slaughter practices in the province.

    Parti Quebecois lawmaker Andre Simard on March 14 expressed his party’s concern that halal meat, which is derived from...