Abattoirs

BVA welcomes legislation for compulsory CCTV use in abattoirs

BVA welcomes legislation for compulsory CCTV use in abattoirs

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed legislation that will make CCTV cameras compulsory in abattoirs in Scotland, following a...

November 26, 2020

Local abattoirs campaign: ‘Gove appears to be listening’

Local abattoirs campaign: ‘Gove appears to be listening’

The Campaign for Local Abattoirs has welcomed the comments by Michael Gove on the future of small abattoirs. The Secretary...

March 29, 2019

CCTV to be made mandatory in Scottish abattoirs

CCTV to be made mandatory in Scottish abattoirs

New legislation is to be brought forward to make CCTV mandatory in all areas of Scottish abattoirs where live animals...

January 9, 2019

English CCTV abattoir legislation to come into effect in May

English CCTV abattoir legislation to come into effect in May

Legislation to make CCTV cameras mandatory in slaughterhouses in England to safeguard animal welfare has been laid today by Defra...

February 23, 2018

Call for NI farmers to ‘stand firm’ against abattoirs on beef prices

Call for NI farmers to ‘stand firm’ against abattoirs on beef prices

Farmers in Northern Ireland have been urged to “stand firm” against abattoirs, north and south of the border, that attempt...

July 5, 2017

‘Major hygiene failings’ at 25% of abattoirs in the UK

‘Major hygiene failings’ at 25% of abattoirs in the UK

An investigation has found that 25% of abattoirs in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are failing to take basic hygiene...

February 20, 2017

Over 4,000 ‘severe breaches’ of animal welfare rules at UK abattoirs – Report

Over 4,000 ‘severe breaches’ of animal welfare rules at UK abattoirs – Report

There has been more than 4,000 severe breaches of animal welfare regulations in British abattoirs over the past two years, data...

August 31, 2016

French abattoir investigation after graphic video shows animal abuse

French abattoir investigation after graphic video shows animal abuse

An investigation has been launched by the French Ministry for Agriculture after an undercover video showed animal abuse at an...

March 30, 2016