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Supermarket chain pledges CCTV in abattoirs to stamp out cruelty

Publié par carmion le 19/11/2010

Martin Hickman

"A slaughterman slits the throat of sheep, then cuts off their heads while they are still alive.

"Secret footage shot inside a West Country slaughterhouse has reignited a row over abattoir cruelty, following a series of undercover films that have shed new light on the way animals are killed behind closed doors.

"Yesterday Morrisons became the first supermarket to promise to install CCTV at its abattoirs to reassure the public. The RSPCA called for other chains to follow suit. The supermarket said CCTV images from its Colne and Turriff abattoirs would be stored for 30 days and made available to the Food Standards Agency (FSA). Spokesman Martyn Fletcher said: "Our customers want to know that animals are treated well through the slaughtering process and we believe installing CCTV cameras is the best way to demonstrate we have the highest possible standards.""

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" Supermarket chain pledges CCTV in abattoirs to stamp out cruelty", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), novembre 2010. Consulté le 24/02/2018. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/supermarket-chain-pledges-cctv-in-abattoirs-to-stamp-out-cruelty