Meat Industry

– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 15th March 2011.

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Photo of John Scott John Scott Conservative

Question S3W-40264

To ask the Scottish Executive, in light of the EU Council decision not to take forward plans to label meat from animals that are slaughtered without stunning in different ways from meat that is slaughtered after stunning, what further measures can be taken in Scotland to deliver clear labelling on this issue.

Photo of Roseanna Cunningham Roseanna Cunningham Scottish National Party

The Scottish Government intends to consult with our stakeholders on the implementation of the EU Regulation 1099/2009, which introduces new controls on the protection of animals at slaughter. The issue of slaughter without pre-stunning is one of the areas on which views will be sought. In addition, we will also take the opportunity to consult on the related issue of the labelling of meat produced from animals slaughtered without pre-stunning.

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