Graphic Undercover Video Shows Mutilation, Suffocation, Other Alleged Abuse Of Foster Farm Turkey Chicks
Just one week after video surfaced showing alleged mistreatment of chickens at a Central Valley Foster Farms facility, new graphic video, allegedly shot at the poultry producer’s turkey hatchery in Fresno, reveals more treatment that animal rights activists call inhumane.
Poultry producer Foster Farms suspended five employees Wednesday after an animal-rights group released undercover video showing live birds being slammed upside-down into shackles, punched and plucked.
Police are investigating poultry producer Foster Farms after an animal-rights group shot undercover video showing some chickens being slammed upside-down into metal shackles, punched and having their feathers pulled out while they were still alive.
Authorities in Fresno County have arrested four people, including three juveniles, in connection with the clubbing of more than 900 chickens at a Foster Farms plant last month.
An animal rights group is offering a $5,000 reward for the information leading to whoever bludgeoned nearly 1,000 chickens to death at a Central Valley processing facility.
Authorities in the Central Valley are searching for at least one intruder who clubbed more than 900 chickens to death at a Foster Farms plant near Fresno.
The first product recall has been issued for a California chicken producer since it was linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year.
An outbreak of antibiotic-resistant salmonella linked to a California chicken company hasn’t run its course after more than a year, with 50 new illnesses in the past two months and 574 people sickened since March 2013.
A California chicken farm that reopened over the weekend after it was shut because of a cockroach infestation says it’s “voluntarily and temporarily” suspending operations again.
Work at a Central California chicken plant is to resume Saturday, ending a temporary shutdown ordered by federal inspectors who found cockroaches.