Regulating Backyard Slaughter: Strategies and Gaps in Municipal Livestock Ordinances

http://www.nichemeatprocessing.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/JAFSCD-Regulating-Backyard-Slaughter-December-2015.pdf

Urban  Livestock

This article examines the animal policies in 22 U.S. cities and identifies five approaches to governing backyard slaughter; many communities do not address the practice at all and the regulations of others show significant gaps and inconsistencies. The article suggests that policy makers have a range of regulatory options for meeting local priorities, whether those are reducing nuisances, protecting public health, or addressing animal well-being.


Jurisdiction: County
Municipality
Knowledgebase Resource Categories: Article
Format: Knowledgebase Resource
Taxonomy Master Topics: Food Systems Policy
Topic: Food Systems