Québec axes small slaughterhouses


Published: 29Jun2015

The Québec government will order the closure of the majority of small slaughterhouse in the province by July 1st for reasons of public health and hygiene. (Source: TVA) (Legislation)

“We need regulations that address animal welfare and the rights of workers employed in slaughterhouses, one of the most dangerous jobs in our economy.”
- Sarah Berger Richardson

Expert: Sarah Berger Richardson, doctoral candidate, Faculty of Law, McGill University
Expertise: Her research focuses on the regulation of food and agriculture and policy alternatives to industrial farming.
Contact: Vincent Allaire, 514-398-6693, vincent.allaire [at] mcgill.ca. Ms Richardson can answer questions in English and French.

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