A whistleblower offered the first hidden-camera look inside a lamb slaughterhouse in the U.S. Now, the Department of Justice is stepping in. That’s how bad it was, yet it is all too common.
The footage shows how well prepared the activists are in response to the highly orchestrated animal cruelty happening inside the farm.
Torturous labor conditions and systemic animal abuse are well hidden by the industry. That is until investigators show up. The undercover investigators at factory farms are risking everything to show the rest of the world the systemic, business-as-usual animal abuse going on every day.
The second they entered Excelsior Hog Farm, all 49 Meat the Victims activists knew they would likely face criminal charges. They also knew that they had a moral responsibility to the animals suffering inside.
With remote sensors that optimize water use and crop genetics that selects for heartier grains, the global agricultural industry is using technology to meet the demands of a growing population.