Animal welfare audit results have been published

EnviroVet have conducted 20 animal welfare audits to slaughterhouses. The audits were based on EU Regulation 1099/2009 on the protection of animals at the time of killing. The audit method was completed by material of EFSA, Humane Slaughter Association and Temple Grandin.

There were 46 non-conformities found in slaughterhouses. Most of the non-conformities were found at lairage area, handling of animals and stunning. There were also shortcomings with documentation, passages of animals and practices of people handling the animals.

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For more information please contact lead auditor Outi Lepistö