(Original post by 2011wc2013ct)
it became topical because the Poles recently threw out a challenge to the ban on kosher/halal- again people who read news are aware of topical events. the EU issue is far form settled, the January 1st, EU Directive regarding" Ritual slaughters" making prior stunning a requirement , which was not originally found in haal or kosher,w hich itself brought about contrversy amoungt those communities in various countires. also other countires such as Netherlands were attempting to apply their own bans on Ritual slaughters, under the grounds of similar EU legistlation on Animal welfare. Mot people are already up in arms that EU would try and legalise Ritual Slaughter, on the basis that any one could start uncessasrily ritually abusing animals for some sect or cult and be legalised under the EU bill.
Well if thats case, then why didn't post a news source on that recent matter?
Well as far as I'm aware its not settled and the Poles will face legal issues with no complying with EU laws, and I'm pretty sure that the Ritual slaughter directive means that halal + kosher can be exempted from stunning, like in the UK, Ireland, etc.
Looking into the case further, its not the end of the matter, and looking at things, there will be more legal filings as people are bringing in more laws like one which relates to looking after the local Jewish pop, laws with Israel and with religion.
And besides, halal+kosher slaughter is currently banned, however this does not stop people from importing such meat into the country.......however it will reflect poorly in terms of economics with higher costs for some members of the population and loss in revenue for the agriculture industry.