Central Valley Meat Company
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is resuming purchases of meat from a Central California slaughterhouse that’s been at the center of an animal cruelty investigation.
A Central Valley slaughterhouse shut down because of cruelty and food safety allegations can reopen, according to federal regulators.
Three Central California congressmen cited the region’s high unemployment Thursday while asking the federal government to reopen a slaughterhouse at the center of a cruelty and food safety investigation.
The federal government said it has suspended purchases of meat from a California slaughterhouse under investigation for animal cruelty and possible health issues.
A major fast food retailer has severed its ties with a Central California slaughterhouse being investigated to see if beef from sick cattle entered the human food supply.
Federal regulators have shut down a Central California slaughterhouse after receiving undercover video showing dairy cows, some unable to walk, being repeatedly shocked and shot before being killed.