Following a joint eyewitness investigation and campaign by PETA, Animals Now, and Let the Animals Live, Israel announced that—effective immediately—no new slaughterhouses will be approved for export to the country unless they conduct slaughter with rotating restraint pens. For facilities already exporting beef to the country, it set a deadline for the installation of rotating pens of June 1, 2018, after which time “shackle and hoist” meat will be completely banned.
“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind