31 Mar '14, 2pm

Humane Slaughter for Chickens Far From Reality, Allege Animal Welfare Groups

Humane Slaughter for Chickens Far From Reality, Allege Animal Welfare Groups

Not only is it inhumane for a bird to be dropped into a scalding tank while still alive, but they’re not allowed to enter the food supply, explains AP. “Birds that die by means other than slaughter are called “cadavers” and not allowed to enter the food supply. Last year, FSIS records show, there were roughly 680,000 cadavers, down from around 730,000 the year before. FSIS officials say the majority of cadavers are birds that have been dropped into scalding tanks alive.”

Full article: http://eatdrinkbetter.com/2014/03/31/humane-slaughter-chi...

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