NOBULL: Exclusive video: Poultry leaders talk about animal activists and business practices
Too bad the integrators don’t treat their growers as "humanely" as they purport to treat their chickens.
Exclusive video: Poultry leaders talk about animal activists and business practices
By Rita Jane Gabbett on 11/26/2012
Just over a week ago the animal activist group Mercy for Animals released a video alleging abusive handling at a Butterball turkey farm as the group made its case for a vegetarian Thanksgiving.
While The Humane Society of the United States has focused this past year on the pork industry and its use of gestation crates, that group, too, is starting to make noise about poultry farm practices, including breeding for breast meat and slaughter techniques.
At the National Chicken Council meeting in Washington. D.C. in October, Meatingplacesat down with four poultry company leaders to talk about the growing intervention of animal activists groups into their business practices: