New animal welfare laws prompt fresh debate over religious slaughter

December 15, 2015 Stuart Spear What has been a long running and sometimes-intractable debate between animal welfare groups and the UK’s Jewish and Muslim communities once again came to the fore last month with the introduction of new slaughter regulations in England. Increasing animal welfare standards On November 5 the Welfare of Animals at the Times of Killing (WATOK) regulations … Continue reading New animal welfare laws prompt fresh debate over religious slaughter