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Levinger, one of the world's foremost experts on animal welfare and kosher slaughter (schechita), today called schechita practices at the AgriProcessors plant "professional and humane.
The schechita process was performed swiftly and correctly.
As part of his review, the international veterinary expert particularly focused on the schechita process: Dr.
Levinger's impressive credentials include many studies on the physiology of animals during the schechita process.
Rabbi Cohen was the most senior rabbi quoted by the New York Times and other media questioning schechita practices at the Agriprocessors plant in Postville, Iowa.
Furthermore, it apparently does not show the full picture of the schechita, or ritual slaughter, process.
colleagues, Executive Vice President Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb and Rabbi Menachem Genack, the rabbinic administrator of the kashrut division, which declares the schechita of the Agriprocessors plant 100% kosher.
Rabbi Ezra Harari Raful, Director of Overseas Schechita and Meat Imports for Israel's Chief Rabbinate, in a statement denied that he said that an animal after schechita is not dead for 30 seconds.
In another letter sent to Rabbi Chaim Kohn of Khal Adas Jeshurun, which certifies schechita at Agriprocessors, Rabbi Raful notes: "The manner of slaughter known as 'schechita munachas' (where the animal is on its back) is the accepted schechita practice by the Chief Rabbinate.
Rabbi Meir Rosenthal, assistant to Israel's Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger, denied that the Chief Rabbinate had in any way intervened in schechita matters at Agriprocessors.
The rabbis noted that schechita "has been established over centuries to be the most humane form of animal slaughter.
They even noted that it was not uncommon, but rare that an animal may walk after schechita.