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Results 21–24 of 24 for halal speaker:George Eustice

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Halal and Kosher Meat (12 Jun 2014)

George Eustice: ...the issue, and my hon. Friend has been a long-standing campaigner on it, ever since his ten-minute rule Bill two years ago. There are two difficulties with the approach he suggests. In the case of halal meat, we must remember that about 80% is stunned anyway, so “halal” does not distinguish between stunned and unstunned meat. When it comes to kosher meat, we should recall that the hind...

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Halal and Kosher Meat (12 Jun 2014)

George Eustice: ...and France, and have run into difficulties. However, my hon. Friend makes a good point—if one were to introduce compulsory method of slaughter labelling, I think one would go not for labelling as halal or kosher, for the reasons I gave earlier, but for labelling as stunned or unstunned.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Meat: Ritual Slaughter (26 Mar 2014)

George Eustice: Most halal and kosher meat is already voluntarily labelled in accordance with the requirements of relevant certification bodies. Where any information of this nature is provided it must be accurate and not mislead the consumer. The Government are firmly of the view that consumers should have the necessary information available to them to make an informed choice about their food. We are...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Poultry: Animal Welfare (26 Nov 2013)

George Eustice: It is for halal organisations to decide whether the stunning parameters in the European Union (EU) Regulation 1099/2009, on the protection of animals at the time of killing, comply with their strictures.


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