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New regulatory rules for the sacrifice of animals approved


On January 24, the Council of Ministers (at the proposal of the Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment) approved the Royal Decree which regulates aspects relating to the protection of animals in the momento of their slaughter, including in this manner the regulations of the Community Regulation about the protection of animals, which has been applicable since January 1, 2013.

It is worth highlighting that this new Royal Decree will improve the welfare of animals at the moment of slaughter by regulating:

-The training of staff who work in slaughterhouses
-The sale in Spain of equipment and Tools destined for slaughterhouse operations.
-Slaughter for `private domestic consumption.
-System of infractions and applicable sanctions

Source: Magrama
Europa Press

keys Royal Decree, Sacrifice , Slaughter , Ministry of Agriculture

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