30 Aug '16, 3pm

Shameful in a so-called civilised society - and good reason to choose #veggie or #vegan diet

Shameful in a so-called civilised society - and good reason to choose #veggie or #vegan diet

It's vital the authorities crack down on any abuses and ensure there is zero tolerance - Neil Parish, EFRA Select Committee chairman Reports by vets and hygiene inspectors detail more than 4,000 severe breaches of animal welfare regulations over the past two years, including instances of chickens being boiled alive and trucks of animals suffocating or freezing to death. The data - a log of reports submitted to the Food Standards Agency, the industry regulator - reveals how regular breakdowns on production lines, equipment failures and poor procedures in abattoirs result in thousands of animals being subjected to avoidable suffering each year. Scores of individual acts of cruelty and neglect by slaughterhouse staff, hauliers and farmers are also documented - alongside malpractice that increases the risk of food poisoning. Many animals are presented for slaughter in appallin...

Full article: http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2988070/sh...

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spectrum.ieee.org 30 Aug '16, 7pm

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#Foiegras

#Foiegras

care2.com 30 Aug '16, 12am

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