Students Fighting Campus Slaughterhouse Funded by JBS

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Time and again, COK’s investigations inside slaughterhouses uncover egregious abuse of animals, from the first look inside a US lamb slaughter operation, to high-speed horrors at a Hormel supplier. Soon, a new slaughterhouse could be built on a college campus. Yes, that’s right. It’s part of a so-called “ongoing educational program” planned for the Fort Collins campus of Colorado State University (CSU), …

Slaughter Plant Owner Gets Jail Time for Selling Tainted Meat

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Yesterday, a federal judge sentenced Jesse “Babe” Amaral, Jr, the owner of Rancho Feeding Corp, a California-based slaughter plant, to one year and a day in prison followed by two years of supervised release. This sentence was handed down after he pleaded guilty to conspiring to violate the Federal Meat Inspection Act. It was two years ago that Rancho Feeding …