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The British Veterinary Association (BVA) says it believes “all animals should be effectively stunned before slaughter to improve the welfare of these animals”, while the RSPCA says it causes “unnecessary suffering”.A report from the FAWC said chicken and turkeys were likely to be conscious for up to 20 seconds after a transverse incision is made across their neck.“Such a large cut will inevitably trigger sensory input to pain centres in the brain,” the council said.Last year politicians in Britain said they would not be outlawing halal slaughter without pre-stunning despite pressure from activists including the RSPCA, which has in the last week brought a new e-petition for them to do so. Currently, meat in the UK that is labelled as halal could be from pre-stunned slaughter or not pre-stunned slaughter – it is very difficult to guarantee either way.That is why campaigners are working to get clearer rules around labelling in place, and the industry body Eblex is currently consulting on introducing an assurance scheme to introduce “a level of transparency that it has been suggested is currently missing”.While European law requires animals to be stunned before slaughter, the UK has an exemption in place for halal and kosher killing.In exchange there are actually more regulations in place governing the handling of animals that will not be stunned when slaughtered.Q Does halal slaughter without pre-stunning hurt animals more than other forms of slaughter?
In one scene, three Muslim women and a young child embrace each other in a tinsel-decorated house with a wreath hanging on the front door.It is a broad term covering what is allowed in the context of Islamic law, but is often used in conjunction with the issue of how meat is dealt with.The opposite of halal is haram, meaning “forbidden”. Traditional halal meat is killed by hand and must be blessed by the slaughterman.Halal slaughter of animals was conceived on the historical principle that it was one of the more humane methods available.Yet now the RSPCA says that, when compared to methods that involve stunning the animal beforehand, it can cause unnecessary suffering, pain and distress.
In this way, we’re no different to most families in Britain for whom Christmas has no religious significance whatsoever.