Latest Slaughterhouse Stories

2011-06-29 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) is encouraging grocery store and restaurant chains to monitor the animal welfare record of their meat suppliers and refuse to deal with any company that repeatedly violates humane standards.

2011-05-13 15:10:06

A Spanish study has analysed traffic accidents involving cattle being transported for human consumption in the country for the first time.

2011-04-25 08:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bad Meets Evil teaming in the late '90s of underground Detroit MC's Eminem and Royce da 5'9" became a rap legend of unfulfilled promise.

2009-05-07 17:30:00

Animal control officials in New York said a cow that escaped from a slaughterhouse and led police on a 10-block chase will not be returned for slaughter.

2009-03-14 10:15:00

Sickly and hurt cows will not be permitted to walk into U.S. slaughterhouses, the Agriculture Department announced on Saturday, a year after the U.S.’s biggest meat recall inspired the change.

2008-09-24 06:00:22

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [By Lee Joon-seung] Seoul, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) - South Korea approved imports of beef from 18 additional US slaughterhouses that met quality and sanitation standards, the government quarantine service said Wednesday.

2008-09-15 14:47:55

European Union regulators are currently exploring new guidelines to govern the methods used by slaughterhouses to stun and kill cattle, pigs and poultry.

2008-09-12 00:00:20

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8d6e76/investment_report) has announced the addition of the "Investment Report on China Beef Industry" report to their offering.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.