14 Apr '12, 5pm

California Backyard Butcher Charged | Care2 Causes

California Backyard Butcher Charged | Care2 Causes

Have you ever heard of a backyard butcher? It’s pretty much what it sounds like — a person who slaughters animals for their personal consumption. This is legal in California, but a backyard butcher selling meat to the public is not. Last week Roberto Celedon was arrested and charged with 13 counts –-3 felonies and 10 misdemeanors– of charges ranging from felony animal cruelty to operating a meat slaughterhouse without a license. “The charges could be changed as the case is still under investigation” Jane Robison, Press Secretary, Los Angeles District Attorney’s office told me in a phone conversation. Current charges are: Adulterating any meat or meat food product – felony Cruelty to animal (brown and white bull) – felony Cruelty to animal (baby black goat) – felony Operating a meat processing establishment or custom livestock slaughterhouse without a license – misdemeanor ...

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care2.com 12 Apr '12, 8pm

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