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
Animal Aid recognises that, given the existence of strong anti-Muslim sentiment amongst a section of the British population, there is a risk that some people will use the Bowood slaughterhouse case to stir up hatred...
Posted 22 Jan 2018
The government has confirmed that it intends to go ahead with plans to make CCTV mandatory for all slaughterhouses in England. Defra has announced that it will be introducing legislation in the New Year, and...
Posted 13 Nov 2017
The government recently launched a consultation on making CCTV mandatory for all slaughterhouses in England. While slaughter can never be cruelty-free, these plans will make a huge difference in protecting animals from illegal violence.
Posted 01 Sep 2017
After almost a decade of campaigning by Animal Aid, the government has finally launched a consultation on plans to make CCTV mandatory for slaughterhouses in England.
Posted 11 Aug 2017
Forge Farm Meats in Tunbridge Wells could face prosecution, following covert filming by Animal Aid.
Posted 09 Aug 2017
Campaigners will hold banners and give animals water during a peaceful vigil at a Stockport slaughterhouse that was the subject of a recent undercover investigation.
Posted 30 May 2017
Undercover filming inside a Stockport slaughterhouse found a sheep being picked up by the fleece and thrown over a gate, alongside other instances of abuse and lawbreaking.
Posted 09 May 2017