If you are buying a Danish duck from a supermarket this Christmas, chances are it was slaughtered the halal way, reports Jyllands-Posten.

Dansk And, the only industrial duck slaughterhouse in Denmark, uses this religious method to minimise the animals' suffering and to appeal to the Muslim population in the country.

Until recently Denmark did not have an industrial duck slaughterhouse, and all the Danish ducks had to be transported and slaughtered either in Poland, Germany or the Netherlands.

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