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Israel shutters slaughterhouse following animal-cruelty allegations


June 2015

Agriculture Ministry closes country's largest abattoir after Channel 2 report showed systematic abuse of lambs, sheep and calves.

The Ministry of Agriculture has ordered the shutdown of the Dabbah slaughterhouse in Deir al-Assad near Carmiel, following allegations of violations of the law against cruelty to animals. On Sunday night, TV Channel 2 screened an investigative report documenting systematic mistreatment of animals at the slaughterhouse. Dabbah is the largest such facility...


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