Today, during the Feast of Sacrifice, Eyes on Animals paid a surprise visit to the Oud Rijsenburg slaughterhouse in Driebergen. We spoke with the owner for a long time, but unfortunately, he was not interested in a visit from Eyes on Animals. According to the owner, laws to improve animal … [Read more...] about Slaughterhouse Oud Rijsenburg not interested in visit Eyes on Animals
Asalet Sancakdaroğlu is a freelance expert for Eyes on Animals and AWF and has been visiting slaughterhouses throughout Turkey since 2011. Today he interviewed two Islamic theologians (Dr. Prof. Hayri Kırbaşoğlu and Dr. Prof. Ilhami Güler) about whether animals could be rendered unconscious before slaughter and still be considered Halal meat. Both … [Read more...] about Discussions with Islam theologians in Turkey about the question of pre-stunning animals during slaughter
Today an EonA team was in Friesland and decided to check on the new mobile slaughter units run by the owner of Dokkum cattle slaughterhouse. Three days a week, 4 of his “ mobile slaughter trucks” travel to farms in the 3 northern provinces, to slaughter cows that are no longer fit for transport, but still good for consumption. His mobile slaughter units are also used … [Read more...] about Unannounced visit of Dokkum mobile slaughter unit
In March and April Eyes on Animals paid Halal slaughterhouse IMPS in Breukelen a few unexpected visits. IMPS slaughters sheep and goats, both with and without stunning. In March we had an introductory meeting with the manager of IMPS and he let us know he would consider a visit by Eyes on Animals. Since he didn’t follow up on this we decided to visit the slaughterhouse … [Read more...] about IMPS Breukelen not interested in animal welfare advice nor visit from Eyes on Animals
Shame on slaughterhouse Yalova, the slaughterhouse where last week we filmed them hoisting a downer bull fully up to the ceiling by his horns (!) as seen in our youtube video: https://youtube.be/37KO-tCyY8w We were there last week to examine what changes were needed to their restraint box, before returning today to install a pneumatic stunner above the restraint box … [Read more...] about Yalova slaughterhouse in Turkey is causing great suffering!