Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 25 August 2019

The abattoirs section at Dubai Municipality has completed preparations for Eid Al Adha, and are continuing their efforts to stop people from slaughtering at home to ensure the public health.

Dubai// The abattoirs section at Dubai Municipality has completed preparations for Eid Al Adha, and are continuing their efforts to stop people from slaughtering at home to ensure the public health.

“The section will use the most advanced facilities and apply the best international practices in slaughtering the animals in line with our religious and traditional values,” said Ahmed Al Shammari, head of the abattoir section.

Ali Tahir Al Hammadi, Head of Abattoir Operations said the public should be aware of ways of safe sacrificial slaughter, role of the veterinary doctor, and the dangers of slaughtering outside the designated abattoirs and depending on the services of roaming butchers.

Abattoir service charges will remain the same, the price includes vet inspections, skinning and cutting the meat into four parts.

The slaughtering time starts after Eid prayer, and extends for four days.

Mr Al Shammari urged people to avoid employing door-to-door butchers whose tools may pose health problems to consumers.

malkhan@thenational.ae

Updated: September 25, 2014 04:00 AM

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