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cruelty to animals

n. the crime of inflicting physical pain, suffering or death on an animal, usually a tame one, beyond necessity for normal discipline. It can include neglect that is so monstrous (withholding food and water) that the animal has suffered, died or been put in imminent danger of death. (See: cruelty)

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Because animal slaughter was central to temple ritual and communion with the Almighty, and thus associated with holiness, the rabbis decided that the period leading up the remembrance of the destruction of the Second Temple was a perfect time to modify one's diet, leaving out elements connected with worship and rejoicing.
The Additional Deputy Commissioner briefed the participants about the Biosecurity and Biodiversity and Animal Slaughter Control Act 1963 and its implementation.
The police also registered FIR No 347/18 under Punjab Animal Slaughter Act 1963 (Amended 2016) against owner and staffers of the slaughterhouse and sealed the premises.
By producing meat in a safer, healthier way without the need for animal slaughter, Beyond Meat is helping to make ethical food choices easier, to the relief of our weary consciences and overburdened planet.
Lahore -- The Provincial Cabinet on Thursday gave approval to Punjab Animal Slaughter Control Amendment Bill 2015 and the draft law of Punjab Poultry Production Act 2013.
State DGP Jagmohan Yadav has asked the police chiefs of all the zones to take strict measures to check illegal animal slaughter and smuggling.
Put a tax on sugar, make the traffic light labelling system compulsory (it's no coincidence that the cereal giants, Kellogg's and Nestle, do not adhere to the traffic light system, which would show red for most of their products' sugar content), ban BOGOFs and 3 for 2s (poor quality, animal slaughter on a huge scale, massive food wastage) and just give us good quality food for fair prices.
"Because of NMIS' efforts in implementing the standards for animal slaughter, mandatory good manufacturing practices, hazard analysis critical control point and humane handling of animals for slaughter, the country is able to export livestock products to several countries," the DA chief said.
Taking cognisance of holding Jagati Puch--the convention of oracles--in Naggar in Kullu district Sep 26 to decide whether the ban on animal slaughter is acceptable or not, the judges observed: "The extra-constitutional bodies have no role."
Taking cognisance of holding Jagati Puch-the convention of oracles-in Naggar in Kullu district Sep 26 to decide whether the ban on animal slaughter is acceptable or not, the judges observed: "The extra-constitutional bodies have no role."
The commission strongly recommended the immediate ban on the cruel and barbarous practices but unfortunately the then UNP Government or the successive governments, including the present Government led by the devout Buddhist Mahinda Rajapaksa has failed to bring in suitable legislation to ban the rituals of Animal Slaughter in Hindu Temples.
Prime Minister David Cameron said: "I think a lot of businesses and restaurants will probably change their practices and change their labelling." Last week the British Veterinary Association and RSPCA launched an e-petition calling on a stop to nonstun animal slaughter.