Skip to comments.Halal and Kosher slaughter methods to be banned in Belgium
Posted on 12/31/2018 3:23:14 PM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
Belgium parliament unanimously vote to end Kosher and Halal slaughter methods to take effect beginning 1 January 2019 in the Flanders region and 1 August 2019 in Walloon.
The new rules were voted in Wallonia in May and the Flanders region in June 2017 and stipulates that animals must be stunned before being killed. This is forbidden in Judaism and Islam for the preparation of kosher and halal meat.
How kosher and halal meat are produced has been an area of contention with animal rights activists as both Judaism and Islam believe that they can only eat meat from animals whose throats are cut whilst they are still conscious. As well, the animals when slaughtered should completely bleed out.
The regional government in Lower Austria was criticised earlier in the year for their plans to limit access to kosher and halal meat as believers would be required to register to buy meat from animals slaughtered according to the religious laws.
Religious slaughter methods are forbidden in Germany with some exceptions being allowed. In Austria approved slaughter houses in presence of a veterinarian are all that is allowed.
The restriction of Kosher and Halal methods is being debated in Poland, the Netherlands and Switzerland.
Banning means nothing to the murderous muzzies (SPIT!); it’ll continue in the shadows.
That’s good news.
Kosher slaughter (when done correctly and there are bad actors) is far more humane than regular slaughter. Its all about not permitting the animal to suffer.
I suspect it was included to avoid problems with the savages.
The Bible forbids eating or drinking anything whose formulation/prep came in the form of a *sacrifice*:
Every Hallal killing requires recitation of a brief religious homage, noting that the animal is made in SACRIFICE.
“Animals must be stunned first” — thereby stiffening the meat. Idiots.
So does every kosher slaughter.
Yeah, they took care of the kosher issue in the 40s.
Not suggesting they do the same to halal. Can they still kill chickens with an axe?
If the drop in blood pressure is fast enough, unconsciousness is immediate. On stunning, if that’s done properly, the animal will also bleed out. Granted, stunning is not described as part of the process in the Bible. Stunning would have been difficult and uncertain without firearms or other equipment made for the task.
It’s like banning circumcision. (Have they?) Totally anti-Semitic.
And for all the issues with Halal, I know of Christian/secular owned Middle Eastern restaurants that ship meat from Halal butchers.
Concerned about the anti Jewish implications here.
Maybe soybeans and high-lysine maize will found to be both halal and kosher, and become a balanced protein component of the diets of both Muslim and Jewish. Of course, they could also consume eggs or processed dairy products, provided these also meet the dietary rules.
Or the Muslims could simply turn to cannibalism.
You’ve obviously never worked in a packing plant. The latest stun technique is to use CO2 to cause unconsciousness and then the throat is slit.
It has ABSOLTELY NO effect on the muscles whatsoever let alone causes “stiffening”. BTW, any type of stun has virtually no effect on meat quality or consistency. It’s pretty much an old wives tale.
What actually causes the muscles to contract and the meat to potentially “stiffen” is extreme stress of the animal. Archaic forms of stunning used years ago could potentially bring on this condition.
It’s getting harder to observe an Orthodox Jewish lifestyle in Europe, as more and more countries are banning kosher slaughter. Ergo, such meats have to be imported from countries which do allow it; but that increases the price considerably.
The creator gave us kosher methods for animal slaughter. Its interesting to see europe and other back to registering jewish and those that support the creator. There is nothing new under the sun.
Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Switzerland already ban kosher slaughter.
They have nothing to say about female mutilation, muslim women treated less than dogs, stoning, and rape of Belgium women
Humane killing is key and I could care less about religion, etc.
Prediction: Belgium won’t enforce the rule against the Muzzies, but will against the Jews.
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