Corrective and preventive measures urgently needed after EFSA spots many welfare hazards at poultry slaughter

Photo credit: L214 Two new Scientific Opinions by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) identify many animal welfare problems likely to occur on poultry during slaughter and killing operations and propose measures to minimise and prevent them. The killing of poultry for human consumption (slaughtering) can take place in a slaughterhouse or during on‐farm slaughter. […]