No routine checkups on welfare of fish at slaughter, officials admit

Campaigners say fish farmed in England, Wales and Scotland face cruelty, with no penalty for those who fail to meet welfare needsThe government has admitted there are no routine checkups on fish welfare at slaughter, after an investigation found no department would take responsibility.Campaigners have said this means fish face cruelty with no repercussions for those who fail to meet their welfare needs, and have asked that fish are given the same oversight as other farmed animals. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/nov/23/no-routine-checkups-on-welfare-of-fish-at-slaughter-officials-admit

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