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Nov

Undercover video depicts abuse at Butterball turkey farmsThe animal-rights group Mercy for Animals has documented mistreatment and illnesses at four North Carolina turkey facilities.

Undercover video depicts abuse at Butterball turkey farms
The animal-rights group Mercy for Animals has documented mistreatment and illnesses at four North Carolina turkey facilities.

16

Feb

Butterball workers charged with animal cruelty, vet tipped them offDr. Sarah Mason told a Butterball staff veterinarian that an animal protection group had an undercover video depicting the abuse of turkeys. The investigation began after the nonprofit Mercy For Animals provided law enforcement with secretly recorded video footage that showed live turkeys being kicked, thrown, dragged by the neck and wings and hit with some sort of stick or bar.

Butterball workers charged with animal cruelty, vet tipped them off
Dr. Sarah Mason told a Butterball staff veterinarian that an animal protection group had an undercover video depicting the abuse of turkeys. The investigation began after the nonprofit Mercy For Animals provided law enforcement with secretly recorded video footage that showed live turkeys being kicked, thrown, dragged by the neck and wings and hit with some sort of stick or bar.