July 26, 2017

An Islamic businessman who makes money certifying that food is fit for Muslims predicts all non-Muslims in Australia will be eating more halal than ever. Halal Certification Authority president Mohamed Elmouelhy says the third-party certification industry will keep booming. ‘Everyone will be eating more halal than ever, we have just employed three more auditors to cope with the extra work,’ …

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May 8, 2017

Belgium’s Walloon region has voted to ban kosher and halal meats by outlawing the slaughter of unstunned animals. The environment committee of southern Belgium’s Walloon Parliament voted unanimously for the ban, which will take effect on 1 September, 2019. Both Jewish kosher and Islamic halal rituals require the butcher to swiftly slaughter the animal by slitting its throat and draining …

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April 10, 2017

One of Britain’s largest halal slaughterhouses is being investigated over animal cruelty allegations. An animal campaign group claim to have secretly filmed an employee using a knife to repeatedly saw at the necks of sheep, according to The Daily Mail. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) have now launched an inquiry based on the footage, which was recorded at a slaughterhouse …

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