Greenfoodie - Live Exports

Are religious/ritual methods of slaughter more humane?

Is religious or ritual slaughter such as halal or kosher more humane than modern Western methods of slaughter? These two articles explore this topic and make some compelling arguments. If you are vegetarian or vegan these arguments may be moot but for those of who do eat meat but are also concerned about animal welfare, […]

Greenfoodie - Live Exports

Banning Live Exports: Problem or Opportunity?

By Genevieve Hopkins, 10 June 2011 The live exports ban has certainly made headlines and is raising emotional debate on all sides of the live export fence. While I am strongly against live exports due to the abhorrent treatment of our animals when they reach their overseas destinations, the welfare of our Australian farmers/graziers has […]

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