Thursday, August 11, 2005
Cruelty charges filed against egg producer
"The first time a district attorney has charged an egg-producing corporation with cruelty to animals": the Humane Society of the United States reports that a Missouri prosecutor is charging MOARK, an egg processor and distributor, with misdemeanor cruelty. A passerby videotaped live chickens being put into a dumpster. The article does a good job of explaining the minimal legal protection afforded laying hens in the U.S.
Posted by A at 5:55 PM