Tuesday, February 10, 2009

First ever felony indictment for abuse of factory-farmed birds!

Three former employees of Aviagen Turkeys have been indicted for animal abuse at the company’s facility in Lewisburg, West Virginia. Eleven of the 19 indictments are felony charges marking the first time farm employees in the U.S. have been charged with felony cruelty for abusing birds.

Read more in this excerpt from Brownfield Ag News for America or this press release from PETA, whose undercover videotape led to the investigation. Excellent work!

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