Kosher laws should take treatment of animals into consideration. At the core, there is a number of rules stating how animals should be raised and killed. If you look deep into it you will see it's origins highlight the importance of ethical and moral treatment of animals. It is a shame these standards seem to be forgotten.
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from the article: Meant to reflect Jewish values, Kosher food is often unethical