This year, EonA has increased the number of training given to police to further reduce the suffering of animals during transport. Whereas in previous years the police only checked paperwork and driving times, there are now more and more officials on the highway who can also check the animals themselves. Before Eyes on Animals started training, the police often expressed … [Read more...] about Eyes on Animals is training more and more highway police
In collaboration with Welfarm and Animals Angels, Eyes on Animals has started giving animal welfare training courses to the highway police in France. France is an important country as it slaughters, imports and exports huge numbers of animals. By training the gendarmes, we ensure that these animal trucks are better checked and more frequently. Two police brigades have … [Read more...] about EonA starts training the French highway police
Ismailaga Cemaati, the largest Islamic group in Turkey, has recently published a video on the topic of animal slaughter. They announce that stunning animals (rendering them unconscious prior to slitting their throats) is acceptable and Halal. The animal did not die on its own and blood still flows out, and thus there are no hindrances to using stunners on animals in Halal … [Read more...] about Largest Islamic group in Turkey publically announce that pre-stunning animals during slaughter is acceptable (is Halal)
Immediately after a visit from Eyes on Animals during the summer heatwave, Compaxo rented, and then purchased several fans to reduce heatstress in pigs held on stationary trucks waiting for slaughter. The fans were placed next to those trucks waiting in the lairage and in the vicinity of the slaughterhouse. We advised Compaxo to elevate some of the fans in order for the … [Read more...] about Compaxo slaughterhouse takes measurements to reduce heatstress
After months of negotiating and extensive paperwork, Eyes on Animals inspector Asalet and a small team of Dutch inspectors have now received all necessary permits from the Turkish government allowing them to import stun guns and cartridges into Turkey! This is major step forward because owners of slaughterhouses who want to stun the animals pre-slaughter could not acquire … [Read more...] about Turkey can now import stun guns and cartridges!