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Pig Torturers Get Jail Time | Care2 Causes

Pig Torturers Get Jail Time | Care2 Causes

Two slaughterhouse workers who were caught on videotape sadistically abusing pigs last year were finally sentenced to prison this week after pleading guilty to violating the Animal Welfare Act. Last spring, Animal Aid secretly filmed Piotr Andrzej Wasiuta and Kelly Smith torturing pigs at Cheale Meats in Brentwood, Essex. They were seen putting out cigarettes on pigs’ faces, brutally beating them while they were in holding pens, kicking and dragging downed pigs to slaughter by their ears, using tools to beat them in the face and improperly stunning pigs, all while they screamed in pain and fear. At least one had her throat slit while she lay writhing on the floor and was left to die in a puddle of her own blood. Despite outrage over the incident, and clear evidence of abuse, it took a year of lobbying by Animal Aid, other organizations and the public to get justice after t...

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