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Missouri AG Challenges California Egg Law

posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:11 PM

The lawsuit takes aim at a California law set to take effect in 2015 that prohibits eggs from being sold if they come from hens raised in cages that don't comply with California's new size and space requirements. Full Story

Bills Seek End To Farm Animal Abuse Videos

posted on March 22, 2013 at 2:57 PM

Opponents to the legislation say it is an attempt by the agriculture industry to stop investigations. Full Story

Idaho Dairy Workers Charged With Animal Cruelty

posted on October 12, 2012 at 11:51 AM

Idaho's largest dairy says it is taking steps to prevent further abuse. Full Story

SD Meatpacking Plant Closed Temporarily

posted on October 12, 2012 at 11:38 AM

The inspection stoppage happened after a U.S. Agriculture Department inspector saw a truck driver beating hogs he was delivering to the plant. Full Story

Ex-Butterball Worker Pleads Guilty to Turkey Abuse

posted on August 31, 2012 at 11:01 AM

RAEFORD, N.C. (AP) -- A former employee of a Butterball plant in North Carolina has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty after he was seen on videotape abusing turkeys.Brian Douglas was one of several people shown stomping, kicking and bashing live... Full Story

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