PREMIUM!

Court to decide if Al Mawashi’s export of live sheep breaches law  

Courts 7 months ago

The international meat production and trade company has denied allegations of overcrowding.


06 Aug 2020
PREMIUM!
Court to decide if Al Mawashi’s export of live sheep breaches law  

Sheep enjoy grass. Picture: Nigel Sibanda

A battle between the South African National Council of Societies for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA) and an organisation fighting for the right to export live animals via cargo ships is due back in court today. State-of-the art technology, economic development for struggling farmers, and satisfying the needs of consumers who eat halaal meat are some of the arguments posed by international meat production and trade company, Al Mawashi, in support of live animal exports. But animal welfare organisations remain unmoved on their stance that live sheep exports not only contravene anti-cruelty provisions of South Africa’s Animals Protection...

BACK TO CITIZEN BACK TO PREMIUM

today in print