The company's internal investigation follows the recent release of hidden-camera footage by an animal rights group, Mercy For Animals, that allegedly showed workers punching chickens, mistreating young chicks and apparently scalding live birds in hot water to remove their feathers.
Karen Thunshelle, a Minot, N.D., woman, a long-time animal rescue worker and wife of a veterinarian, is chairing the North Dakotans to Stop Animal Cruelty campaign that would make it a felony to abuse dogs, cats and horses. Jody Foss, realtor and money broker in Dickinson, N.D., and Allison Smith of Bismarck/Mandan, N.D., owner of Triple H Mini Horse Rescue, are key organizers.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Recently, I introduced LB915 in the Nebraska State Senate, which changes the statutes relating to reports of animal abuse. Current law requires certain employees to report criminal animal abuse, but LB915 expands this requirement to all persons.
Wal-Mart had earlier made move
McDonald’s and Target dropped one of the nation’s largest egg suppliers after an animal rights group released an undercover video of the egg producer’s farms in three states.
Recent filings in a federal lawsuit claim that a California meatpacking plant that supplied the nation's school lunch program slaughtered sick cows for nearly four years, and hid it from U.S. officials.
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