Visit to the Casablanca Slaughterhouse

23rd June 2008

2,000 calves and 10,000 lambs are killed here every week to supply 4 million inhabitants. T

he visit concluded with a meeting with the director of the Copca office in Morocco and an interview with the head of the office of the Moroccan government’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Mercabarna’s Slaughterhouse holds the Halal seal awarded by the Spanish Islamic Board, which certifies it to carry out this slaughter method. At present 34% of sheep and cattle are killed in this way.