IEG Policy is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. Please do not redistribute without permission.

Printed By


Belgian region latest in Europe to impose ban on ritual slaughter

A law passed two years ago banning halal and kosher practices in northern Flanders came into force at the beginning of this year.

This article is powered by EU Food Law

Legislation came into force this month that bans ritual slaughter methods in the Flanders region of Belgium, prescribing instead that animals must be stunned electronically before death.


Related Content

EU raises concerns over Indonesia’s new Halal rules amid fears for trade
ECJ advocate general says halal meat can be labelled organic
UK clarifies policy on halal meat and stunning


What to read next




Ask The Analyst

Please fill in the form below to send over your enquiry or check the Ask The Analyst Page to find out more about the service

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts