They were too busy masturbating to tentacle porn and reading up on Lindsay Lohan's arraignment to notice this ancient right go soaring out the window with all their others. That's okay, because peasants are ordained by Providence to be the footstools of their rulers. Only humans can have rights. Farm beasts and other two-footed stock can only have grievances.
Vault-Co predicts the standing feud over what they can do with your carcass in Britonnia will end soon, with the government declaring eminent domain over the corpse of any bovine subject which drops inside the boundaries of the kingdom. There are people chomping at the bit to get at your organs when you die and they will open the floodgates for easy harvesting very shortly. When the bodies of sheeple hit room temperature, the doors will bust wide with the greedy like in ZORBA THE GREEK rushing forward with chainsaws and bone knives to divvy up the spoils. They'll take your eyes first, then throw the meat on the ground and let any free contractor get in there and fight for a profit share. Itz all part of the improvementation.