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  • U.K.’s top veterinarian suggests ban on ritual slaughter

    March 6, 2014 | 2:24 pm

    The president-elect of the British Veterinary Association called for a ban on slaughtering cattle without first stunning it, which in effect would outlaw traditional kosher slaughter.

    In an interview with the Times, John Blackwell called for prohibiting kosher and halal slaughter...

  • Lies, silence surround flouting of Poland’s kosher slaughter ban

    February 27, 2014 | 10:06 am

    After a Polish court tossed out a government regulation permitting kosher slaughter in 2012, Poland’s $500 million ritual slaughter industry was expected to be brought to its knees.

    Evidence shows, however, that not only was kosher slaughter still being performed in Poland as...

  • No Justice, No Meat: Polish Parliament Reaffirms Antisemitism

    By Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

    July 16, 2013 | 4:26 pm

    With great chutzpah and an undercurrent of antisemitism the Polish Parliament has rejected a bill proposed by the government to permit Kosher and Halal ritual slaughter. As has been the case in other European countries that have banned kosher slaughter, the process is deemed...

  • Prosecutors probe kosher slaughter in Poland

    March 15, 2013 | 8:45 am

    Prosecutors in Poland are investigating reports of the kosher slaughter of cow, which may have violated Polish law.

    The prosecutor began investigating the March 12 shechita, or kosher slaughter, of a cow in the north-eastern town of Tykocin after hearing about it from a county...

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  • Dutch withdraw bill banning ritual slaughter

    December 14, 2011 | 11:05 am

    A bill to ban ritual slaughter was withdrawn by the Dutch Senate days before a scheduled vote.

    Animal Rights Party leader Marianne Thieme withdrew the bill late Tuesday after a majority of senators expressed their objection to the ban on kosher slaughter, or shechitah. The measure...

  • Even after Agriprocessor scandal, inhumane methods still used in kosher slaughtering overseas

    October 13, 2011 | 11:22 am

    Agriprocessors’ 2008 kosher slaughter scandal provoked solemn vows of reform among producers of glatt kosher meat in the U.S. But despite some industry improvements, America’s leading kosher certification authority continues to authorize the sale of millions of pounds of glatt...