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Measures to Stop Livestock Taping Stall in States

posted on June 17, 2011 at 3:06 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Efforts to outlaw the undercover recording of animal abuse in livestock operations appear to have stalled in Iowa and other states in the face of complaints that the proposals were intended primarily to protect the... Full Story

Australia Suspends Live Cattle Trade to Indonesia

posted on June 10, 2011 at 2:06 PM

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Australia has suspended live cattle exports to Indonesia after an outcry over footage that showed the animals screaming and writhing as they were slaughtered, the government said Wednesday as a key political party... Full Story

Ban on undercover videos at farms moves forward in Iowa senate

posted on April 1, 2011 at 3:04 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Senate Agriculture Committee has approved a bill aimed at preventing animal rights activists from getting hired on farms to secretly record what they believe is the mistreatment of livestock. Full Story

Ag Industry, Lawmakers Try to Limit Secret Videos

posted on March 18, 2011 at 2:03 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Angered by repeated releases of secretly filmed videos claiming to show the mistreatment of farm animals, Iowa's agriculture industry is pushing legislation that would make it illegal for animal rights activists to produce... Full Story

Vermont Slaughterhouse Workers Charged with Cruelty

posted on June 4, 2010 at 2:06 PM

MONTPELIER, Vt (AP) - Two Vermont men are facing animal cruelty charges for their roles at a slaughterhouse that was ordered closed last fall because calves were being mistreated. Full Story

Agencies Pledge to Curb Abuse of Child Farmworkers

posted on May 7, 2010 at 9:05 AM

NEW YORK (AP) -- Year after year, to little avail, activist groups have been urging bolder federal action to curtail the health risks and exploitation endured by the legion of children who labor on America's farms. Full Story

Are Cramped Chickens Crazy Chickens?

posted on November 20, 2009 at 3:11 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Are cramped chickens crazy chickens? Full Story

Iowa Officials Probe Potential Worker Abuse

posted on February 20, 2009 at 8:02 PM

Iowa Officials Probe Potential Worker Abuse
USDA wasn't the only government agency to receive less funding than originally requested in the stimulus bill. Full Story

Market to Market (February 20th, 2009)

posted on February 20, 2009 at 4:02 PM

Market to Market (February 20th, 2009)
Full Program: Market analyst Jamie Kohake. On the podium President Obama signs the largest stimulus bill in American History. At the turkey plant, Iowa officials probe alleged abuse of mentally disabled workers. In Black HIlls, an annual festival helps the... Full Story

Animal Rights Group Video Captures Turkey Abuse

posted on November 28, 2008 at 8:11 PM

LEWISBURG, W.Va (AP) -- Global poultry grower Aviagen Inc said Wednesday it has suspended a supervisor and would investigate a video released by an animal rights group that appears to show horrific abuse of turkeys at the company's West Virginia... Full Story

Six Charged with Abuse No Longer Employed

posted on October 24, 2008 at 8:10 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Six farm employees were charged with animal abuse and neglect Wednesday in connection with a video obtained by an animal-rights group that showed workers abusing pigs. Full Story

PETA Unveils Hog Farm Abuse Video

posted on September 19, 2008 at 8:09 PM

PETA Unveils Hog Farm Abuse Video
Livestock abuse is in the news again. PETA release a video of workers allegedly abusing animals at an Iowa hog farm. Full Story

Slaughterhouse Worker Wants Charges Dropped

posted on April 11, 2008 at 8:04 PM

CHINO, Calif (AP) — A lawyer for a man caught on video dragging sick cows and shocking them at a Southern California slaughterhouse has asked a judge to dismiss criminal charges against his client, arguing that he bears no liability for the... Full Story

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