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UK saw 4,000 serious breaches of animal welfare law in last two years

UK abattoirs are failing to follow animal welfare laws, according to an investigative report that uncovered 4,000 breaches of regulations over the past two years.  Common breaches include animals not being stunned properly, or at all, before slaughter, freighted animals being left for too long in overcrowded lorries, often in very hot or very cold conditions, and deliberate abuse by slaughterhouse workers.


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