Written by Mudra Pal Electrical stunning methods result in severe welfare problems for billions of birds each year. On the other hand, the controlled-atmosphere killing of birds in their transport containers (prior to shackling) has proved to be both far more humane and less likely to cause carcass degradation. Under the most humane controlled-atmosphere killing … Continue reading CAS: MERCY OR MAJOR INVESTMENT
Why meat companies are not switching to CAS (Controlled Atmospheric Stunning) ?
Written by Mudra Pal The conventional slaughtering method used in major meat companies is electric immobilization, the process involving dumping and shackling of live birds, running them through an electrically charged bath of water to immobilize them, slitting their throats to machine, and defeathering them in tanks of scalding hot water. Electric Immobilization requires the … Continue reading Why meat companies are not switching to CAS (Controlled Atmospheric Stunning) ?