Shock, Westminster MP's Eat Halal

At the House of Commons MP's and staff were not aware that they had been eating Halal Meat and they had no idea how the animals had been slaughtered by the knife whilst still alive.

Since this shock, Sir Stuart Bell, representing the House of Commons Commission added, MP's are now calling for the Government to introduce legistation to make sure Halal meat is properly labelled and people know what they are eating.

Mr Knight conservative said, "This underlines the need to have proper labeling". Mr Philip Hollobone Tory Kettering said, "Maybe the Government is frightened about upsetting ethnic minorites"

Mr Andrew Rosindell, Tory Romford, secretary of the Associate Parliament Group for Animal Welfare, said, "Consumers had the rights to know what they were eating".

GreenEcoPeace (Against Cruelty to Animals) are asking the Tory Government to ban the Islamic and Jewish way of preparing meat, in which animals are not stunned before being killed and where a knife is inserted into the animals throat whilst it is still fully alive, often watched by other animals, waiting their turn to be killed.

All Forms Of Brutual Religious Slaughter Are Banned In Switzerland, Sweden, Norway & Iceland

Why not in the UK, as we are supposed to be a nation of animal lovers. A nation were people can go to jail for animal cruelty and were the RSPCA can take an action against a person who carries out a cruel act on an animal, ie cutting it's throat. 

5000 Pakistan Halal Butchers Arriving in UK

A short while ago an agreement was signed allowing 5000 Pakistan Halal butchers into Britain to kill the halal way. 

The agreement was signed between the National Halal Foods Group (NHFG) of UK and overseas employment co-operation of Pakistan. The agreement was signed here in the UK at the Pakistan High Commission. 

We are very concerned that 5000 more butchers are arriving into the UK to carry out the Brutual reality of the religious ritual slaughter that allows animals to be killed without first being stunned (unconcious).     

Senior Citizens Unknowingly Eat Halal Meat

Non stunned (an animals throat cut whilst still alive) Halal meat is currently being supplied to Senior Citizen Nursing Homes. The residents do not know that a Muslim prayer has been said whilst the animal has been slowly killed and bled to death. We understand that Clubs also are being sold Halal meat and one shipping line, that has been brought to our notice, has been supplied with Halal meat. The shipping company is, the Harding Shipping in Avonmouth. We are also advised that in Bristol alone, 85% of the Indian take aways and restuarants are using Halal meat (we are concerned that customers and particularly Sikhs, may not be aware that they are eating ritual Halal meat).

We strongly object to an animal having its throat cut for religious reasons without first being stunned. We say a decent end for the animals (the lesser) that serves us well with their meat. We say dignity at the end of their life and not a knife through their throat whilst they are still fully alive.  

 

Now Electronically Recorded Prayers To Knifed Chickens

Now some Halal slaughter houses are using electronically recorded prayers because the slaughtermen cannot say prayers fast enough for the amount of chickens pushed through and mechanically slaughtered.

There are claims that some Halal slaughter houses are putting business first instead of the welfare of the animal first. Some chicken Halal slaughter houses are attaching helpless chickens to a conveyor belt with shackles and then the inocent chickens pass through oncoming mechanically swirling blades and a speeded up Muslim prayer via an electronic prayer machine to match the speed of the mechanical knives is recited.

In the case of other halal slaughter, the chicken is first dragged through a very weak electrical current, which often does not stun the chicken and can cause it great pain.  

'Hidden Halal' Meat Flooding Britain

Exposed Unlabeled Halal Meat (the Brutual Reality of Ritual Slaughter) is flooding UK supermarkets. This meat may be offensive to Christian's, Hindu's, Seiks, Buddists and others.

There are two main suppliers of Halal meat supplying Tesco's, Sainsbury's, Waitross and M & S. We are awaiting confirmation from Asda and Morrisons. Co-op and Somerfields also sell unlabeled Halal meats.

These are the two main suppliers of Halal meat to the above supermarkets.

1. The Hilton Food Group who supply Shahada (meaning there is no God but Allah & Mohammed his messenger, or the prayer said by the slaughtermen).

2. Tahira Foods Limited. Tahira means 'Pure of Heart or Purity'. They have a green 'Shahada' label.

Tahira Foods Limited employ around 1500 people across five European Sites.

Tahira are very vague about whether the animals slaughtered for their meat, are stunned or not stunned, prior to their slaughter.

Supermarkets are not telling the truth! because their market researchers have warned them of the backlash. Many Christian's and those of other faiths may very well object to the Muslim slaughtermen chanting 'bismillah Allah-hv-akbar' as he cuts through the animals throat.

Sikhs for instance, are forbidden to eat Halal under any circumstances, quite apart from the animal welfare conservation, in a religious sence, it means that the animal has been sacrificed to Allah, the god of Islam.

New Zealand Lamb is now 70% Halal. The New Zealand scandal applies mostly to the meat of the poor little lamb. 70% of New Zealand lamb sold by supermarkets, is slaughtered according to Muslim law. The reason is, that New Zealand supplies a growing Muslim consumer base in the Middle and far East.

The RSPCA, has raised concerns about the way chickens are killed in some Islamic slaughter houses as these chickens are stunned with a very much weaker electrical current, which does not guarantee unconsciousness during slaughter.

Islam Declaration, the Shahadha, is recited by the slaughtermen, if the Shahadha is pronounced the Halal meat is then probably enough to offend those of other faiths.

No animal should suffer this brutual religious slaughter, it should be banned in the UK, we will campaign until it is. It is not the fault of the lesser animals that they were born, it is not the fault of the general public that they don't know, that they are buying Halal meat and that they are buying unlabeled Halal meat. The blame should be on the business fatcats and their greed and the very fact that they do not want us to know that they are selling Halal. Shame on them!

Jewish & Halal Sharia Law, Slaughter, Brutual Reality

Brutual reality of the ritual that allows animals to be slaughtered without first being stunned.

Marlborough College 

Marlborough College, Courtesy of The Mail on Sunday

A Mail on Sunday investigation - which will alarm anyone concerned about animal cruelty has revealed that many schools including 100 in Tower Hamlets alone and colleges such as Marlborough and Cheltenham, hospitals, pubs and famous sporting venues such as Wembley Stadium, Ascot and Twickenham are controversially serving up meat slaughtered in accordance with strict Islamic law to unwitting members of the public.

Animal welfare campaigners have long called for a ban on the traditional Islamic way of preparing meat - which involves killing animals by drawing a knife across their throats, without stunning them first, it is very cruel and causes unnecessary pain and suffering to the animal.

Sharia law expressly forbids knocking the animal out with a bolt gun, as is usual in British slaughterhouses. Instead, it must be sentient when its throat is cut and the blood allowed to drip from the carcass while a religious phrase in praise of Allah is recited.

It is animal rights groups which have been most vociferous in their opposition to halal slaughter. Campaign organisation Viva!, whose supporters include Heather Mills and Joanna Lumley, said in a statement: 'Other practices which may be undertaken for religious reasons, such as polygamy or the stoning of adulterers, are not permitted in the UK.

An RSPCA spokesman added: 'The public have a right to know how their meat is produced. Many people are extremely concerned about animal welfare. What the Mail on Sunday has discovered shows that people are not being kept informed. The key to a more humane death for these animals is that they are stunned before slaughter.'

The vast majority of people in this country would not want meat of this origin. The outlets have a duty to let their customers know because some will object very strongly, not least because of the animal welfare implications of halal.

Ascot Races
 

 Eating Halal Chicken at Ascot Races. Many thanks to Cavan Pawson & the Mail on Sunday for this Picture

Keith Porteous Wood, executive director of the National Secular Society, said: 'We suspected that meat killed by the halal and kosher methods was being used for general consumption but we never imagined it was so widespread. It is disgraceful that people aren't being told if the food they are being served is from meat that has not been stunned prior to slaughter.'

British Muslim community is exempt from regulations that require animals to be stunned before death, as is kosher meat prepared for the Jewish market. 'Why are the exempt against cruelty?'

Experts who contributed to this report concluded that 'such a massive injury would result in very significant pain and distress in the period before insensibility supervenes.'

Research has shown that some calves remain brain-responsive for up to two minutes. This is because the carotid arteries can contract after the cut has been made, effectively sealing the severed ends and maintaining blood pressure in the brain.

The rules state that the throat must be cut with one rapid, uninterrupted movement of the knife. Both carotid arteries and both jugular veins must be severed.

Under these rules, the cut must be made to the right side of the neck by cutting the two carotids, the two jugulars, the windpipe and the gullet, but without breaking the spinal cord.

The carcass must empty of blood and a specific time should be allowed until the animal ceases to move before the next stage of the production process - de-skinning and removing the internal organs - may begin.

Sharia law states that the abattoir involved in the process must be under the 'close and constant supervision' of an Islamic religious organisation.

UK law allows the Jewish and Muslim communities to kill animals by religious methods without any form of stunning.

And Finally The Last Part Of This Horrific Horror Story

Some older cows that have given birth and milk all their lives to their young and milk for the public are humiliated at the slaughter house by being practiced on by trainees who want to learn about artifical insamination. They say, they don't care about the welfare or the pain that the older animal suffer, as they say it will be killed by the end of the day.

Yes this is the sickening truth.

What are you going to do about these atrocities? You can complain and email or write to your MP and email or write to Andrew Rosindell MP, Secretary of the Associate Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare, email andrew@rosindell.com or by post to Andrew Rosindell MP, Secretary of the Associate Parlimentary Group for Animal Welfare, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

You may also be eating ritual halal meat, who knows?

How would you or your children like to experience a severe operation without anaesthetic (being stunned), from lets say, 10 to 120 seconds. This is the length of time it takes for an animal to die bleeding to death. This is the brutal reality of the ritual that allows animals to be slaughtered without first being stunned.