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HSA commits to new research and development to improve the welfare of pigs at slaughter

12 July 2017

The Humane Slaughter Association and the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) are jointly offering up to £400,000 of research funding for a project to develop a more humane way to stun pigs during commercial slaughter.

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HSA gifts

26 April 2017

The new range of HSA gifts and cards has proved extremely popular with bags, brollies, pens and pads selling like the proverbial hot cakes.

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Technical information poster translated into 21 languages

26 April 2017

The HSA Technical Information Poster ‘Effective neck-cutting of poultry’ has been translated into 21 languages including Dutch, Filipino, German, Indonesian, Persian, Swahili.

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Kenya update

26 April 2017

Following the HSA’s visit to Kenya in November 2015, The Kenya Society for the Protection and Care of Animals (KSPCA) has been sent a range of additional educational materials on humane handling and stunning of livestock for dissemination to slaughter persons, vets and meat inspectors.

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HSA makes Special Travel Award

26 April 2017

The HSA is pleased to announce that it has made an award to Ellie Wigham, a PhD student at the University of Bristol for her project “Analysis of the use of CCTV data to monitor and improve slaughter plant welfare in the US – what can we learn from our American friends?”

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HSA out and about

02 March 2017

The HSA are planning to exhibit at agricultural shows throughout this Spring and Summer. 

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