UK: Eblex research reveals halal consumers’ priorities

By Nicholas Robinson

imgCaptive-Bolt-Pistol2Not stunning animals before slaughter is acceptable, according to 50% of UK Muslims in a recent survey. However, can reveal, 12% disagreed and said animals could be stunned before slaughtered, while nearly one-quarter said they did not know or had no opinion.

The research covered 500 UK Muslims, who responded to an Oxford Partnership survey, carried out on behalf of Eblex, before the launch of its first halal meat forum on 24 October.

Despite the majority saying they were against stunning, 46% of those asked said they did not know if their current meat supplier provided non-stun meat.


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