Letter concerning debate on 13 December 2011 about bill 31571 put forward by member Thieme of the Party for the Animals (compulsory stunning prior to ritual slaughter).

Letter to the Senate about improving the welfare of animals that are ritually slaughtered without stunning. Dutch Minister for Agriculture and Foreign Trade, Henk Bleker, sent the letter in response to the debate in the Senate on 13 December 2011 about compulsory stunning of animals prior to ritual slaughter.