Funding windfall for humane seafood harvest

(03/13/18)

£1.7 million has been pledged by an anonymous donor towards projects that improve the welfare of fish, crustaceans and cephalopods at the time of harvest.

Applications for the funding should be directed to the Humane Slaughter Association (HSA), which stresses that worldwide, billions of farmed finfish are slaughtered for human consumption - far greater than any other type of mammal or bird, and many of these fish are not humanely stunned before slaughter.

The most common methods of slaughter are likely to expose them to......................................


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