Nightmarish scenes uncovered in UK slaughterhouse

Tenth to be filmed breaking the law Secret footage shot inside a South Yorkshire slaughterhouse has reignited a row over animal cruelty, in the latest of a series of undercover films showing widespread lawbreaking in UK...

Posted 18 Jan 2017

France passes bill ordering CCTV in slaughterhouses

On 12 January France passed a bill ordering slaughterhouses to install CCTV cameras, following an outcry over animal cruelty. Members of the French National Assembly were informed that lawbreaking is a widespread problem in the...

Posted 13 Jan 2017

Forty campaigners hold vigil at Norfolk turkey slaughterhouse

Carrying photographs of turkeys and banners which read “Stop the Slaughter”, forty campaigners from Animal Aid and the Save Movement held a peaceful vigil outside the Bernard Matthews abattoir in Great Witchingham, Norwich.

Posted 16 Dec 2016

Pressure grows for mandatory CCTV in slaughterhouses

Political pressure is growing for the government to bring forward measures to ensure the use of independently-monitored CCTV becomes mandatory in slaughterhouses, in an effort to combat unlawful animal cruelty.

Posted 30 Nov 2016