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.
A California bill that would have limited undercover farm animal abuse investigations has been pulled by its author amid stiff and growing opposition.
On an average day, the Mother Jones website gets about 150,000 views, but after they released undercover video of Mitt Romney, hits jumped to two million in a matter of minutes. The San Francisco magazine’s co-editor discussed how they got their hands on the video in an interview with CBS 5.
A Central Valley slaughterhouse shut down because of cruelty and food safety allegations can reopen, according to federal regulators.
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.