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The HSA marks Remember a Charity Week

14 September 2017

Every year, more and more people like to leave a gift to charity in their Will.  Most of our funds come from the generosity of our members and supporters; but it’s a little known fact that gifts in Wills are actually our most vital source of income.  Charitable legacies are the foundation for causes like ours and are vital in continuing our work.  Even a small amount can make a big difference.

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HSA Technical Director to give presentation at Webinar

25 July 2017

The HSA’s Technical Director Charlie Mason will be reaching out to veterinary professionals online on Tuesday the 26th of September when he presents a webinar on the correct use of captive-bolt stunners for humane slaughter and euthanasia.

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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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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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