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Footage from Animal Rights Group Shows Mistreatment of Chickens at Foster Farms

HeadlineOct 01, 2021

Animal rights defenders have released shocking footage taken inside a slaughterhouse run by California’s largest poultry producer. A videographer with the group Direct Action Everywhere used miniature infrared cameras to document workers slamming live chickens onto a concrete floor, failing to properly inspect birds, failing to stun birds before their throats were cut, and other abuses. Activists say Foster Farms workers are underpaid, ordered to remain on their feet for hours without breaks, and are forced by managers to work at a breakneck speed that prevents the humane treatment of animals.

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