Campaigners have handed a 100,000 signature petition to Downing Street calling for a ban on halal and kosher slaughter.

The petition, which described un-stunned slaughter as "cruel" and "barbaric", accuses the food industry of "pandering to the minority group[s]" that support the practice rather than standing up for animal welfare.

Petition organiser Johanne Tavares told Breitbart London: "I have campaigned against halal and kosher slaughter since I was 20, when I became vegetarian.

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