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UK Slaughterman's Licence Suspended


A slaughterman's licence has been suspended and a Somerset abattoir faces prosecution after secret footage showed "callous" animal welfare breaches.

Food Standards Agency executives (FSA) are considering criminal action against bosses at AC Hopkins and the individual slaughterman caught on film.

Animal welfare activists Animal Aid managed to install secret CCTV cameras in three abattoirs across England.

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full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/somerset/8250753.stm

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