CCTV at all slaughterhouses in Europe and documentation of failure stuns
( 75% les animaux tu�s sans �tourdissement �fficace et sont d�p�c�s vivants
: demandons d'�tablir surveillances vid�o dans tous les abattoirs de l'U.E.)
Why this is important
Can you imagine a surgery with full consciousness, without nesthesia?
A night mare? But cruel reality for millions* of slaughter animals in
Germany and across Europe!
According to the European Commission (May
2012) up to 75% of the animals experience full conscious and painful end as
(!) - Usually by machine - amputated, cut, scalded, divided into parts, and
- usually hanging upside down from hooks - bleed to death, excruciating pain
The main reasons are chord, unskilled workers, significant
deficiencies in the stunning equipment, cost savings, revenue maximization,
These unbearable conditions present a serious
breach of the German Animal Protection and Regulation Battle of the Animal
Even the butchers are into unnecessary risk: hazard
A constant video surveillance of all animal welfare
operations, especially the control of the actual act of killing is essential
as well. Documentation and subsequent evaluation by neutral official
veterinarians To ensure the freedom of action of the official veterinarians
is essential to raise the competence of the county to the state level. And
unlike in the past, violations of the law must be punished, and result in
Consumers have a right to learn, whether
the meat purchased, possibly comes from conscious slaughtered and thus
unnecessarily tortured animals. Customer-oriented and would recommend
voluntary labeling (an "animal welfare label") of best slaughterhouses with
a video surveillance of the type described and positive results.
the support of this petition, you can help ensure that the alleged
constraint to extreme cruelty of the area-wide soil is removed. In Britain
decreed in November 2011 already half of all slaughterhouses for cattle and
pigs on video system in poultry slaughterhouses, there were already 60%.
Help us that the corresponding figure for Germany soon possible is 100%!
legislation provides for a monitoring and documentation not available:
REGULATION (EC) No 1099/2009 of 24 September 2009
on the protection
of animals at the time of killing
Hardly penalties for
failure stuns in slaughterhouses!
OF COURSE THERE SHOULD BE OUR livestock
AT LEAST THE DATE OF
KILLING A STUNNING bestowed TO LEAVE.
* Press release of the Albert
Schweitzer Foundation for our contemporaries from 01.10.2010: The average
German citizen eats about 150 animals per year.
The approximately 12
billion animals a year are made up of:
� 5.5 million cattle and
� 48.1 million pigs
� 3.8 million sheep / goats
� 37.9 million ducks
� 12.8 million geese
� 11.1 billion fish
The number of land animals in
the VEBU has calculated last year.
He refers particularly to sources
from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture.