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UK: Defra withdraws stun legislation at eleventh hour

Stunning

Defra’s decision to halt implementation of new EU regs on stunning have been welcomed by British poultry producers. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has suspended the application of an EU legislation which mandated higher currents (amperage) ...

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Opinion: Turbulent year for Halal in the UK

Following incidences of pork contamination, the UK halal sector has had a turbulent year and the issue of who should be responsible for monitoring the sector is not yet resolved, as Nicholas Robinson reports. Turbulent does not begin to describe the past ...

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