20 Apr '11, 7pm

#WTF: YouTube bans that video of calves being abused on a factory farm Even turned off on my piece

#WTF: YouTube bans that video of calves being abused on a factory farm Even turned off on my piece

We know about foul factory-farm conditions only because animal-rights groups like Mercy for Animals and the Humane Society keep infiltrating factory farms with video cameras. In the absence of government oversight, they are the public's eyes on the ground. Right now, in at least three states, meat-industry lobbyists (in league with Monsanto ) are pushing legislation that would criminalize the practice of sneaking cameras onto factory farms. In the meantime, here's the latest video, from Mercy For Animals; it was filmed in a large Texas calving operation for the dairy industry called E6. Warning: This is the roughest of these videos that I've ever seen; it opens with a man killing a sick calf by smashing its brains in with a pickaxe.

Full article: http://www.grist.org/factory-farms/2011-04-20-undercover-...

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