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EFSA Launches Consultation into Guidance on Stunning Practices

16 July 2013

EU - The European Food Safety Authority has launched a public consultation on the draft guidance on criteria to evaluate studies on the effectiveness of stunning methods.

EFSA’s Panel on Animal Health and Welfare (AHAW) called for the consultation to look at the guidelines into stunning methods with regard to animal protection at the time of killing.

The guidance document defines the assessment process and the criteria that will be applied to studies on stunning methods.

Interested parties are invited to submit written comments by 5 September 2013.

To submit comments, click here.

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