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Lawsuit Claims Tyson Foods Supervisors Bet on COVID-19 Positive Results

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Slaughterhouses are breeding grounds for disease, and during the COVID-19 pandemic, communities around slaughterhouses and factory farms are being decimated by the virus. But instead of closing down, slowing lines or providing adequate personal protective equipment, Tyson Foods managers are taking bets on how many workers will test positive for the deadly virus.  In a lawsuit filed in November, the …

Speechless & Shocked: Animal Outlook’s Investigator Response to Injustice to Cows

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When I worked at Martin Farms as an undercover investigator for Animal Outlook, witnessing gentle mother cows being beaten and abused, I told myself over and over: I can do this. I can bear witness; it will all be worth it in the end. It will all be worth it because their stories would be told to thousands of people, …

New Lawsuit Challenges Hormel’s “Natural” Claims as Misleading

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Late last year, COK’s gut-wrenching undercover video inside a Hormel Foods pig slaughterhouse went viral. The footage not only exposed extreme cruelty, but it also called into question the efficacy of the USDA’s high-speed slaughter pilot program, known as HIMP. This shocking story continues to garner attention — including a temporary USDA shutdown of the facility and a powerful letter …


USDA Shuts Down Pig Slaughterhouse for Humane Violation

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Last night, Minnesota’s Austin Daily Herald reported that the USDA temporarily shut down Quality Pork Products (QPP) for humane handling violations. Based in Austin, MN, QPP is an exclusive Hormel supplier that was the center of an investigation released this past fall. It operates under a controversial USDA-approved pilot program known as HIMP, which allows for fewer government inspectors on site …

New Investigation: Slaughterhouse Horrors for Hens

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Behind nearly every  “incredible edible” egg sold in grocery stores today is a hen so intensively confined inside a barren wire battery cage, she can barely even move. With just 67 square inches of floor space on which to live – about the size of an iPad – she can’t even flap her wings, let alone nest, perch, dust bathe, …

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New Investigation Reveals Shocking Cruelty to Pigs

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Yesterday, Mercy For Animals released a new undercover video revealing horrific cruelty to pigs at a company that supplies meat to Walmart. Secretly recorded by an investigator working inside a pig breeding factory farm in Pipestone, Minnesota, the footage shows workers punching, kicking, and screaming at animals; slamming fully-conscious baby pigs into the ground headfirst; and slicing off tails of piglets without any painkillers.


Ask Dunkin’ to Have a Heart for Animals

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dunkin_heart_donut_0-275x262.jpgDunkin’ Donuts is the world’s largest coffee and baked goods chain
serving more than three million customers daily. It offers over 65 varieties of doughnuts — including two heart-shaped specials for Valentine’s Day: Cupid’s Choice and a Chocolate Heart. 

Sounds like a sweet deal, until you discover that these heart-shaped specials along every other doughnut dished out by Dunkin’ are made with egg and dairy products from
factory-farmed animals.