Over 100,000 signatures have been collected in support of a citizen's bill that seeks to reverse Poland's ban on kosher and halal slaughter.

The action was coordinated by the National Council of Agricultural Chambers (KRIR), which argues that the ban has dealt a severe blow to Polish beef and poultry producers.

"The main recipients of out beef were Turkey and the Asian markets," said KRIR chairman Wiktor Szmulewicz, in an interview with the Rzeczpospolita daily.

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