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37 Animal Rights Activists Arrested at Whole Foods Occupation in SF

HeadlineOct 01, 2019

In San Francisco, police arrested 37 animal rights activists Monday after they occupied a Whole Foods Market for more than three hours. The group Direct Action Everywhere accused Whole Foods and its parent company Amazon of purchasing food from factory farms where criminal animal abuse has been exposed. During the protest, activists erected a 15-foot-tall cutout of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’s head on top of the store’s roof.

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