shechita


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shechita, shehita

the Jewish method of ritual slaughter in which the animal is killed by one stroke of a very sharp knife across the throat, completely severing the trachea, carotid arteries and jugular veins. Called also schechita.
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20) In Marcus's case, these banal and comical choices are largely attributed to his youthful confusion and naivete, which informs his misguided but largely innocent tendency to use the principles of shechita, one of the few rituals in which he has participated during his short life, as a way to read and understand the world.
At the same time the 12% that isn't stunned, along with the hindquarters of animals slaughtered by the Shechita method that are not Kosher, could continue to enter the mainstream food chain unlabelled.
In a second joint letter, Dr Shuja Shafi, deputy secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, and Henry Grunwald, chairman of Shechita UK, said all meat should be labelled to indicate slaughter methods to offer consumers "genuine choice".
8) reportaram que o menor volume de frangos, caracteristica dos processos Kosher, bem como a morte imediata dos animais apos a degola compensariam a ausencia de insensibilizacao previa, sendo a Shechita considerada aceitavel do ponto de vista do bem-estar animal.
Second, the phrase 'ritual slaughter' is inaccurate as there is no ritual at all involved in the shechita method of humanely slaughtering animals for food.
Sir, In his letter about Shechita (The Grocer, 4 July), Shimon Cohen cites Compassion in World Farming to support the idea that this is a humane slaughter method.
11) Jewish dietary law requires that cattle and other animals be slaughtered in a particular way, called shechita.
For centuries, shechita has been practised as it accomplishes what other methods of slaughter attempt, the immediate and irreversible abolition of consciousness until death supervenes.
I question that his view of Shechita -the Jewish religious humane method of animal slaughter for food -is based on first hand experience.
Recently, certain political parties on the right wing of Danish politics have specifically attacked the practice of shechita, claiming that it is cruel to animals and demanding to have it forbidden, as is the case in Norway and Sweden, and have found support among veterinarian organizations.
ese include dhabihah slaughter for halal food and shechita slaughter for kosher food.
He also risked a row with animal rights groups who want to ban kosher or Shechita slaughter methods.