Danish Agriculture and Food Minister Dan Joergensen said that he would let his department evaluate any scientific evidence which could bring more information about the ritual slaughter, during a meeting with Danish Jewish and Muslim leaders.

He als reportedly repeated that if the kosher import would be endangered then he would reconsider the situation and then the Jewish Community maybe will be allowed to start shechita again.

The Jewish community was represented at the meeting by Denmark's Chief Rabbi Dov Bent Lexner and the President of the community Finn Schwarz.

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