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Physiological  Medical and Scientific explanation 
-Some medical knowledge on the anatomy and the physiology of the neck of the animal
 will be very  helpful to understand the wisdom and the humane Prophetic method of DHABH:
Blood vessels(Carotids/Jugulars) , Trachea , Oesophagus, Brain, Spinal cord and blood pressure -A very  very sharp  clean long knife
-Relaxed animal/ no stress no fear …handled individually
– TASMIAH/Deep swift CUT to the 4 major blood vessels in the neck , Trachea, Oesophagus…but not the spinal cord.(NO PAIN)
–The animal in a quiet stable state/keeping still…no movements
-Acute blood loss….Haemorrhagic shock …immediate loss of consciousness.. Instantaneous anaesthesia /” Stunning”…more fast loss of consciousness…
-Due to sudden loss of blood from the brain…sudden contractions/convulsions…to squeeze blood from the body/arms/legs to “supply” the starving  screaming dying brain(PAINLESS)
But  all the blood goes first from the hole of the cut before reaching the brain
-Maximum bleeding out…as recommended in Sunnah
Lord Horder GCVO, MD, FRCP
DR Leonard Hill (1923),
Sir Lovatt Evans,
Professor Harold Burrow,
I M Levingen (1979),
Professor F R Bell.
 Mr. Openshaw,
Mr. Hayhurst etc.
 (Some are quoted, in Impact Magazine 1985).


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 We have seen clearly from  the many medical/scientific reports and government’s  studies thatmany animals when they are stunned before doing  Dhabh ,do give us many Muharramat(Mitah/death of some  animals before doing  the cut, consumption of  blood  which is Haram too with  the infliction of cruelty and suffering to the animals , and  having  new  problems related to stunning: failure of stunning , repeat stunning etc…In my previous medical study on stunning which was based  on  36 scientific studies and research papers done by western scientists the following facts and evidences were found:

       *  Stress to the animal (in at least 7 studies)

  • Death before doing the cut/sticking (in at least 7 studies)
  • Harmful effects in the quality of the meat (in at least 4 studies)
  • Internal hemorrhage, blood splash, speckle, salt and pepper hemorrhage inside the meat  as a result of stunning (in at least 8 studies)
  • Pain (shown in at least 10 scientific studies) which throws doubt on the ability to measure pain in the animal and hints that the animal may be suffering pain in the different methods of slaughter used.
  • EEG (Electro-encephalograph): there are at least 7 studies which throw doubt on the validity of this measure that the animal is conscious or has lost consciousness.

Many scientists opposed  the use of stunning: Van der Wal –78, Wernberg –79, Mcloughlin –71, Pollard –73, winstanley –81, and Marple –77, etc.

With regard to Pain. I would like to quote from the FAWC Report (1985), ‘There is a lack of scientific evidence to indicate at what stage in the process of losing consciousness the ability to feel pain ceases.’

I also quote Baldwin 1971, (quoted by Biala1983):”The question whether thr animal is suffering pain during the period of consciousness is not so readily appropriate to objective experimental investigation”.

.It is clearly, beyond any doubt, the least to say that the assumption of stunning is questionable, and it is quite unfair for the RSPCA, FAWC and others to attack Muslims (and Jews), criticizing their slaughtering methods, and to recommend new laws, enforcing stunning, which have no scientific basis and are unreliable, owing to the problems, harm and cruelty resulting from its practice. (People in glass houses should not throw stones!)

It is mistaken to identify the cut on the animal with oneself, thinking it is causing pain.

I would like to quote Ray & Scott from their book ‘The Humane Emergency of Farm Animals’ (UFAW):

‘So far as actual physical suffering is concerned, men often identify themselves with the animal they kill and assess pain in terms of their own feeling. To some extent, at least, this attitude is justified but, whereas man is invariably conscious of the inevitability and significance of death, animals usually lack such apprehension unless they are badly handled and feel menaced”

“ Human feelings, however, should as far as possible not be allowed to influence the use of the most humane techniques”.

In addition, we are insulting a dumb creature which cannot express it’s feelings or sensations by speech, etc.They are,as reported by Rebecca Hall in her book, ‘Voiceless Victims’.

Meat industries are always keen to stun as many animals as possible in the least possible time and so commercial interests have often been the overriding factor

I would like to conclude, that an up-to-date assessment of the Islamic (or religious) method of slaughter shows, beyond doubt, that the Divine PROPHETIC  method  of DHABH/animal slaughter , is the only humane method which is free from side-effects and secondary effects on the animal and the consumer and which matches almost all the criteria for the best method of slaughter as I explained before and is to be recommended all the times and in all places.!.

Obviously we are all  with all Sciences and technology and animal welfare before, during and after doing the cut of Dhabh.

However the  Prophetic Method of Dhabh is SACROSANCT  and is fixed by all the Prophets before.

Finally I like to end  with this authentic  clear Hadith of Sayyidna Muhammad,Sallal Lahu Alayhi Wasallam who gave us a serious warning that he will FIGHT all those who do not do Dhabh like him(direct and without any type of  stunning) :

Narrated by  Anas bin Malik:

Allah’s Apostle said, “I have been ordered to fight the people till they say: ‘None has the right to be worshipped but Allah.’ And if they say so, pray like our prayers, face our Qibla and slaughter as we slaughter”, then their blood and property will be sacred to us….”
At the end of the Hadith ,The prophet  Muhammad(pbuh)  mentioned  that THE MUSLIM is the one who  prays  like us and eats  our slaughtered animals
Ref:Sahih Al Bukhari 1:8:387 
Dr Abdul Majid Katme (MBBCh,DPM)
Medical Researcher and Spokesman on the Prophetic method of Dhabh and Halal meat
(Islamic Medical Association/UK).
Weekly TV Broadcaster
Tel no: 0044 7944 240 622
Dr Abdul Majid Katme    31 North Circular Road  Palmers Green  London  N13 5EG UK


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AL-Dhabh is the prophetic method of animal slaughter.without any stunningMy islamic medical association (IMA)Started the campaign for the prophetic method of Dhabh without any stunning on health humane grounds in 1970The late founder president of IMADr Ghulam Mustafa Khan wrote the first and only book in U.K. And EuropeOn prophetic method of DhabhTitle of the book:AL-DHABH:Slaying the animal for food  the islamic way(See the Attachment)Distributed by Taha publishers in LondonThe book is in EnglishDr Khan died last year…Allah bless his soul He was the founder for the true halal   meat prophetic  campaign and opposed strongly stunning on medical health and humane groundsAfter him in  the late 70thI took over the prophetic halal meat campaign against stunningWhen I became President of IMA.In 1985:I presented my new medical scientific comparative  study in a big conference for non Muslims regarding animal slaughter
Stunning and the Prophetic method of AL-DHABH.
I was nominated by the Regent Park mosque/Director to represent the Islamic and Muslim view in Britain.
The study is on AL AZHAR website Me and the Jewish speaker made strong scientific campaign  presentation against stunning

slaughter for true HALAL  TAYYIB meat should have the following criteria

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 The best method of   animal slaughter for true HALAL  TAYYIB meat should have the following criteria:
  • Allows for draining most of the blood out;
  • Causes no stress to the animal; 
  • Allows the animal to hear the Name of ALLAH(Tasmiah) before death                             
  • Does not cause death before the actual slaughter;
  • Found with no fault in any scientific study;
  • Proved to be humane’ , causing NO “pain” or suffering or cruelty, even to a few individual animals;
  • Causes no damaging or harmful effects  or injuries to the animal and to the quality of the meat;
  • Found to be a sure way of death (reliable);
  • Found to be irreversible (slowly and gradually progressing to death);
  • With only one way of killing (direct method);
  • To be practical and realistic; quick and easy to perform in any society, in any place;
  • ‘Very economical’ (not a lot of machinery and equipment, etc.);
  • Being more familiar to the animal, with less machinery and restraint (with a less threatening atmosphere);
  • Safe to perform (no electricity, gas or shocks, etc.);
  • Accepted  and wanted   by the community consuming the meat; 
  • Practiced by  the final prophet Muhammad(pbuh) and by all the Prophets of ALLAH  (same method)                            
  • Blessed for the believers by ALLAH (s.w.t).


NB: This brief was published in my published scientific medical study on Stunning


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 By using a very, very sharp knife (which should be kept like a surgeon’s knife in sharpness and cleanliness, as previously stated by DR Ghulam Khan (UFAW, 1971), a Deep swift cut done instantaneously and quickly to the blood vessels of the neck (the two carotid arteries which carry blood to the brain and head, the two jugular veins which bring blood from the brain back to the heart), the trachea (windpipe) and the oesophagus (gullet), but the central nervous system (the spinal cord) should be kept safe and intact (not cut).

This deep, large cut through all the blood vessels of the neck causes acute blood loss and haemorrhagic shock: we know the blood is under great pressure , especially in the big carotid arteries (systolic pressure ) and at high speed and, according to physical law, the pressure always goes from the high to low resistance – the point of the cut is the scene of low resistance for blood to and from the brain. As we have a fully intact, alive heart, so most of the blood is going to be pumped and poured out instantaneously and quickly under pressure leading to a rapid fall in the blood pressure. Thus depriving the brain of its main source of oxygen and glucose, and with no blood which is necessary to keep the animal alive and functioning and able to deal with any perceptive sensation this leads to anoxia and almost immediate loss of consciousness(anesthetization or “stunning” ). The cerebrospinal fluid pressure falls even more rapidly than the blood pressure because of the jugular veins being cut, and this results in a deep shock and more loss of consciousness.

The animal, at this stage after the cut, is in a stable and quiet state with no movement or any distressed behavior. One would assume, if there was any pain or suffering, it would kick, move or show signs. After this short resting phase, and because the brain is deprived of oxygen and blood due to the huge amount of bleeding, the heartbeats increase in order to increase the flow of blood to the brain and other deprived areas. Tonic and clonic involuntary contractions and convulsions start and occur as automatic physiological reflexes in order to send and push blood up, especially to the brain. These contractions and convulsions are ‘painless’ (not, as the layman would imagine, that the kicking is due to the pain) especially when the animal is already unconscious and still has an intact spinal cord with safe nerve centers to the limbs, muscles and organs. So, we have a huge amount of bleeding from the initial cut then blood loss is continuing with the squeezing pressure of these contractions and convulsions, leading to maximum bleeding-out and less retention of blood in the carcass, giving a better quality of meat [both safer and healthier (this is like direct method of slaughter, “but without stunning”)].

I would like to end this section of my talk with at least one testimony from, for example, Lord Horder GCVO, MD, FRCP, who explained this type of slaughtering scientifically (and without the use of stunning):

‘The animal loses consciousness immediately. It is difficult to conceive a more painless and rapid mode of death; for a few seconds after the cut is made, the animal makes no movement its body is then convulsed, the convulsive movements continue for about a minute and then cease. The interpretation of this fact is clear: the cut is made by a knife so sharp and so skillfully handled that a state of syncope with its associated unconsciousness follows instantaneously upon the severing of the blood pressure. The movement of the animal which begins at about 90 seconds are epileptiform in nature and are due to the blood-less state of the brain (cerebral ischemia with complete anoxaemia). Sensation has been abolished at the moment of the initial syncope.’

Of course, there have been many other statements by eminent scientists giving the same explanations and conclusions about the direct act of slaughtering such as DR Leonard Hill (1923), Sir Lovatt Evans, Professor Harold Burrow, I M Levingen (1979), Professor F R Bell. Mr. Openshaw, Mr. Hayhurst etc. (Some are quoted, in Impact Magazine 1985).

Let me quote Prof. Leonard Hill, F.R.C.V.S, who strongly believed and expressed his views in his article – that the incision applied in the Ritual Slaughter causes no pain. Any Surgeon today knows that sudden big injuries are not felt at the time of infliction. Pain comes later when the wound is (septic, and) inflamed. Structures beneath the skin apart from isolated sensory nerve endings are insensitive to the knife.

Apart from the clear Divine laws and orders to us, and the clear physiological and scientific evidence, I would like to mention one golden rule in Islam which, again, fits into the perfection of mercy to every individual animal:

The rule states “Any action or method which will definitely lead to some harm damage or suffering is to be rejected or, any action which can be suspected to lead to a prohibited act is also to be rejected (e.g. eating dead animals or consuming blood etc.). So any method of slaughtering which can give us more blood or a dead animal [before the cut (for slaughtering) is made] is rejected”




Ref: From the  comparative Scientific   Medical study  

done by Dr Abdul Majid Katme  (MBBCh,DPM)

on The Humane Prophetic method of DHABH(animal slaughter)   and STUNNING

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Full respect/facilities to all their natural needs
-Organic factory farming no battery cage
Freedom of movement/sun/air/running/flying/ natural mating
eating naturally
-Tayyib organic body : 
No artificial conception/no antibiotics/no hormones no growth hormones
no vaccines….
-Tazkiah Shareyah/Prophetic method of DHABH
Animal welfare at DHABH
NO STUNNING:  upside down /Electric water bath/gas (dead/blood inside)
-No cheating: no injection of water or beef or pork
-No Chlorination
-No addiction to meat
-Organic farms for natural tayyib eggs


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           In the Name of ALLAH , the Most Compassionate the Most Merciful  “THERE IS NO ANIMAL ON EARTH, NOR BIRD WHICH FLIES ON WINGS, BUT THEY ARE COMMUNITIES LIKE YOU!  WE HAVE NEGLECTED NOTHING IN THE BOOK, THEN TO THEIR LORD THEY WILL BE GATHERED!”)   (Qur’an: Chapter 6/verse 38 ) In Islam we are taught that…  -God Almighty has created/made, mankind, animals and the universe.  -Man is the Vicegerent of GOD/ khalifah and is placed in charge of all the creatures like animals   -This status gives man a great responsibility/accountability and he should be caring for what is placed under his control.  – Man was created directly from dust/sand, animals were created separately,  This means that:   Darwin’s Theory is a theory/a myth and is not correct!   Evolution of man from animals is not a true fact and is not accepted in Islam   But some “evolution” did occur in the same species: in both: man and animals.   Muslims believe in the unique separate creation of each species.   – Each animal should be treated with gentleness and respect, love and care. (RIFQ) -The Holy Book: AL QUR’AN and the Sayings/AHADITH and the behaviour of the final Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) contains a lot of details on ANIMALS and how to treat them? – Several chapters in the Holy Book AL QUR’AN are  named/titled after the animals or some insects, for example: the COW(biggest chapter),The Cattle, The Ant, The Bees, The Spider, The Elephant …  and many other animals which  were mentioned include :sheep, goat, camel, horse, donkey, fish, birds, frog, monkey, whale and so on.. -Every kind of animal is a COMMUNITY like us, according to the Qur’an.  (“THERE IS NO ANIMAL ON EARTH, NOR BIRD WHICH FLIES ON WINGS, BUT THEY ARECOMMUNITIES LIKE YOU!  WE HAVE NEGLECTED NOTHING IN THE BOOK, THEN TO THEIR LORD THEY WILL BE GATHERED!”)   (Qur’an: Chapter 6/verse 38 )    COMMUNITY means that each kind of animal(& insect), has its own unique way of eating, sleeping, reproduction, language, recreation, social life, feelings, needs (culture and habits…) which should be studied, respected ,protected   then fully facilitated!  (Communities of : horse, sheep, cow, birds ,whale, seal, monkey, dog, fish, chicken, bear, donkey, spider, bees, elephant ,cat, butterfly etc….)  -Every animal or creation  praises  God the Creator(YOUSABBIHOU)…!(each has his/her own way of serving and praising God(prayer) but we do not understand it, as mentioned in the QUR’AN). -Animals have got souls. -Animals will be raised on the Day of Judgment, man will be questioned by God, if he/she has mistreated any animal in their life and justice will be given to every animal and punishment for the wrong doer…!  -Many animals go to Heaven!  -In Islam, Muslims are ordered to give each animal: his/her RIGHTS:  -Natural food/organic/ “halal” (no animal protein to the vegetarian animals which we do eat, no Genetically modified food…) and to protect them from any filthy harmful food/chemicals… -Water( natural/safe) -Natural  conception/pregnancy, offspring’s, motherhood and breastfeeding
-Right for natural mating and to have babies(No to neutering or castration)
 The animals we eat are Vegetarians by nature…and their Digestive systems have been created to eat and digest Vegetables only..
No animal protein to be given to cow/sheep and poultry.
Otherwise: BSE/Mad cow disease…Mad Sheep disease…Mad  chicken disease !-Security/shelter and safety and protection from wild carnivorous animals -protection from cold/rain/drought/hot weather… -To be used for what GOD has created it( its natural function):for example not to ride a cow but ride a horse. -To be treated when affected by any illness.(vet) -To  allow it to live among its own community/”society”.  -To have freedom to some extent: access to sun air space and opportunity for: flying jumping and playing (recreation)… -Healthy living: no bad unnatural diet, no hormones and antibiotics no dangerous chemicals from vaccines…. – -Right for its “complaint and be heard”! -Right to have justice especially on the Day of Judgment -Right for a gentle humane care and welfare. THE 5 FREEDOMS OF THE FARM ANIMAL WELFARE COUNCIL ARE GRANTED AND GUARANTEED TO EVERY ANIMAL IN ISLAM: Freedom from hunger and thirst, freedom from discomfort, freedom from pain injury and disease, freedom to express normal behaviour, freedom from fear and distress (these RIGHTS and Freedoms, are based in some verses in the Holy BOOK AL QUR’AN and some AHADITH/Sayings and  stories which occurred with the prophet Muhammad  peace be upon him)/see later. Furthermore if you look and search the internet, you will find : Under ANIMAL CARE AND WELFARE IN ISLAM:  1,090,000 sites/studies(now more) Under ANIMAL RIGHTS IN ISLAM  : 4,610,000  sites/studies .(now more…) This is true mainly in domestic animals and the animals which we are allowed to eat and consume.(but other wild animals to be protected in their own communities) -Any cruelty/harsh treatment or infliction of pain to any animal is forbidden  in Islam and is a SIN and is  punishable, as in:   fox hunting ,bull fighting, cock fighting, factory farming, caging/imprisoning, painful unnecessary vivisection/ most animal experiments, cloning, stunning before slaughter, hitting, deprivation from food or water, carrying heavy weight, misuse and abuse  (e.g use as target to hit/shoot at),branding , docking of dogs tails, maternal deprivation,  the cruel seal hunting, exposure to cold/rain/hot weather…etc  -Keeping every kind of animal alive/protection of the species, is recommended in Islam, as demonstrated in Noah’s Ark before!(Preservation of the species). -A person can go to Heaven/Paradise even for just providing food/drink to a needy animal!   A person can go to Hell just because of cruelty or food deprivation to an animal ! (as stated by the final  prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). -There is a reward in offering food or water to any animal, as the prophet said! -From the prophet MUHAMMAD(peace be upon him)/the teacher:  here is some STORIES in brief from his life:  * Was angry one day when he discovered a mother  bird distressed  and agitated because someone had taken her babies and he said: “who has distressed  this mother by taking her babies! give back her babies..!”  *Was angry when a cat was locked inside the house and died from starvation?   He said the owner is in hell!  *Defended a weak camel who was suffering and in tears and complaining … he told the owner: fear Allah with this animal. Do not make him hungry or suffer..!  *Cursed who use the animal as a target to shoot at.  *Prohibited the hitting of the animal especially on the face!  *Prohibited to provoke fight between animals, as in cock fighting.  *Opposed the use the animal for different function, like riding the cow.  *Opposed the harsh cruel pulling of a sheep from the ears.  * Treated a sick dog…  *Opened the door for a cat, who was scratching it, while he was in prayer..  *Opposed the burning of a colony of ants (burning any animal or man are forbidden)  *Changed the direction of the army one day to a different road ,when he saw on his way a dog in labour/ giving birth , and tried to avoid disturbing her…!  * Gave  us many Sayings/Ahadith, ordering us to treat each animal gently, with utmost care and welfare…as the way to Heaven..!  We should not forget also that the prophet Muhammad himself was a shepherd and he looked  very well  after the sheep’s with best care and welfare (organic natural farming); etc……etc…..  -The Khalifah (president) Omar Bin Khattab, used to say:  “I will be worried if I will be punished on the Day of Judgment when the animals complain to GOD that they could not walk properly on the roads during their  lives because Khalifah Omar did not fix the road properly and safely for them!”  -In early Islam: A charitable trust (WAQF) was established in order to look after animals, especially those homeless, injured or disabled animals…! -Abu Hourayrah one of the most famous companions of the prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) and narrators of AhHadith/prophet’s sayings, used to look after kitten/hourayrah for this the reason  why he was addressed as  Abu Hourayrah (the father of kittens). -Treating a sick animal is a duty on every Muslim and is highly rewarded!  – Killing an animal for food, should be done quickly, painlessly and without any suffering (as it happens in Religious slaughter, without the use of any stunning) (please see separately my scientific medical study on stunning). It is an order by the prophet Muhammad, when someone is killing an animal (domestic/wild), to do it PAINLESSLY and without  causing any pain or torture to the animal before  its final breath. 
There are fascinating prescribed special animal welfare to be done to the animal at the time of DHABH/slaughter from the Islamic holy Scriptures
 -Offering food and drink to the animal before DHABH 
-Not to sharpen the knife in front of the animal 
-Not to slaughter an animal in front of other animal and to avoid him/her seeing and smelling blood  And to avoid the slaughtering together of a mother and her baby 
-Not to cause any stress to the animal at time of slaughter. 
-Handling each animal individually and gently:  no pushing, no beating and no kicking before slaughter  -Mentioning the Name of GOD/ALLAH (sedative) 
 -Slaughtering the animal while he/she is in a normal comfortable position 
 -Avoiding the slaughter of the sick or disabled animal 
-Not to inflict pain/burn/injuries  on any animal by the use of stunning(the new torture techniques to the animals today ?) 
-No handling /no shackling to the slaughtered animal till he/she is completely dead and motionless.
-Pork/porcine substance and carniverous animals are prohibited to eat. 
 -Cats  can be kept inside the house as a domestic pet, but not dogs…as they are NAJIS/unclean, cause some diseases, bites and injuries and deaths, noise/complaints/court cases and many  other marital/family  problems.  A person can go to Heaven for providing water to a thirsty deprived dog , According to the  final prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)….  (ALL THESE ARE THE BELIEFS OF 1600 MILLION MUSLIMS IN THE WORLD!)  Now there is a great need to establish  here in the UK/west :   Islamic organisations for animal  care and welfare   and  Islamic animal rights organisations  which are based on the rich sources of the  Holy  Islamic Scriptures: Because: many Muslims/and most non Muslims, do not know or are not aware of the fascinating Rights and the welfare of the animals in Islam …and because animals today are suffering  a lot of CRUELTY and ABUSE  in our society especially in the abattoirs!  British Muslims (about three million), should offer to  many animal welfare  and animal rights  organisations in Britain, the rich source in Islam about animal care and welfare and the rights of animals . A HOLY GUIDE for Animal  Care and Welfare has been  available since more than 1400 years ago! ALL  MUSLIMS HAVE AN ISLAMIC DUTY TO PROTECT AND SAVE OUR SUFFERING ANIMALS IN ALL THESE  WAYS LIKE: Factory farming/battery cage, dog and cock fighting , fox hunting ,animal experimentation/Vivisection ,pets abuse at home, pet abandonment, horse racing, animals in circus and in zoos, genetic manipulation ,sterilisation, maternal deprivation…just to name few! This is apart from the daily abuse, cruelty, torture and suffering  by the use of different stunning techniques  before animal slaughter ! The RSPCA(Royal Society for the Protection of animals) receives over 150 000 complaints /year regarding the cruelty and neglect to our innocent animals! BRITISH MUSLIMS SHOULD COME OUT AND  SPEAK UP AND ORGANISE THEIR NATIONAL PLAN  IN ORDER TO PROTECT AND  SAVE OUR  SUFFERING INNOCENT  ANIMALS IN OUR SOCIETY TODAY!
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 In the Name of ALLAH ,the Most Merciful the Most compassionate  ‘Forbidden to you (for food) are dead animals, blood, the flesh of swine and that over which has been invoked other than the name of ALLAH (s.w.t) that which has been killed by strangling or by a violent blow or by a headlong fall or by being gored to death; that which has been partly eaten by a wild animal, unless you are able to slaughter it (in due form) and that which is sacrificed on stone (altars).

( Qur’an: Surah Al-Maida 5/3)


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NO TO POST- CUT STUNNING?   I would like give some scientific medical background to this unnecessary  new proposed practice of stunning???:  -It affects  and interferes with the normal natural safe  painless  quick process of dying and  will delay it….. It affects the heart,blood vessels,hormones and chemicals,contractions and convulsions etc…??-It will damages the  natural healthy chemical  quality of the meat( becoming not Tayyib)-?can be painful? to the animal.-Is a deviation from prophet’s Muhammad humane way of Dhabh and we have been warned by the prophet that he will “fight us” if we did not do Zabiha exactly like him..-In Islam: the welfare of the animal is first and before any more profit or money. – the electricity  is applied before the end of the blood drainage which does depend on strong beating heart and strong active convulsions and contractions.– the electricity  can stop the heart  of some animals, and this will cause a reduction in the amount of blood that will flow from the animal  and the animal might die from the stunning/MITAH which makes the meat HARAM to eat?-At least it is SHUBUHA/doubtful(animal dies before ,blood stays more inside the meat/animal? So we should avoid the eating of this doubtful meat.– the electric shock will immobilize the animal and the natural painless contractions and convulsions will not be able to take place, and it will reduce too the amount of blood that will flow from the animal. – the death on the animal take place very quickly in the prophetic method/no stunning , in less than a minute …-Finally I would like to inform you that this method is used for only economic questions/GREED (to kill more animals per Hour) because when the animal is slaughtered correctly by the Methode of our prophet (SAAWS), it became unconscious very quickly, after few seconds.(It will be useful to make some  medical research and studies on this new proposal: Stunning after the cut?)Dr A. Majid Katme (MBBCh, DPM) Ex-President   Islamic Medical Association/UK