Back in March 2017, Animal Aid placed secret cameras at Malik Food Group slaughterhouse in Burnley, Lancashire. Our findings were truly shocking, from sheep having their throats hacked at repeatedly, to animals being callously thrown....
Posted 07 Aug 2019
Plans for mandatory CCTV in all Scottish abattoirs has been welcomed by Animal Aid, who have campaigned on this issue for a decade.
Posted 09 Jan 2019
Animal Aid has become aware that Forge Farm Meats Ltd and two of the slaughterhouse workers will appear at Maidstone Magistrates Court tomorrow.
Posted 04 Oct 2018
Brave Animal Aid investigators recently placed covert cameras at a fifteenth slaughterhouse – PJ Hayman in Devon. The footage has revealed a number of shocking incidents, that would have added to the suffering already caused...
Posted 18 Sep 2018
The Scottish government recently launched a consultation on making CCTV mandatory for all slaughterhouses across Scotland. While slaughter can never be cruelty-free, these plans will make a huge difference in protecting animals from the illegal...
Posted 11 May 2018
Good news! Legislation requiring mandatory CCTV in all slaughterhouses in England comes into force today. Premises will have until 5 November to fully comply.
Posted 04 May 2018
Positive news: the Scottish government has opened a consultation on compulsory CCTV in slaughterhouses.
Posted 29 Mar 2018
We have finally reached the outcome of the long-running Bowood slaughterhouse case. Three slaughtermen and one former company director were sentenced today (March 2) at Leeds Magistrates Court, after pleading guilty to animal cruelty offences....
Posted 02 Mar 2018
We’re now a step closer to CCTV in slaughterhouses becoming a reality. Today the government has put forward a draft law, which will now be considered in parliament.
Posted 23 Feb 2018
Three slaughtermen and one former company director have pleaded guilty to animal cruelty offences.
Posted 22 Jan 2018