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THIS SECTION IS FOR NEWS AND INTERESTING STORIES RELATED TO FOOD, NUTRITION AND FOOD PROCESSING. THEY ARE NOT NECESSARILY RELATED TO KOSHER BUT MAY BE OF INTEREST TO THE KOSHER CONSUMER, MANUFACTURER OR MASHGIACH.

House passes bill protecting circumcision, ritual slaughter

May 18, 2016 from the Arutz 7:
The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that you extend the religious protections in the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 to advocates of circumcision and ritual slaughter as well as atheists.
"The bill's tier system for how well or poorly countries protect religious freedom would be similar to the one used in the annual State Department report on human trafficking. That report is influential, and countries seeking the good graces of the United States strive to improve their ranking by cracking down on the practice"

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