Foster Farms Scandal – "American Humane Certified"
Breaking news: Mercy for Animals has released undercover footage of disturbing animal abuse (featuring animal right’s advocate and former host of The Price is Right, Bob Barker) that took place at Foster Farms, despite their meat being labeled as “American Humane Certified.” The complaints range from living conditions to outright physical abuse at the hands of Foster Farms employees. Foster Farms spokesman, Michael Fineman, addressed complaints with typical damage control diction, for example:
…what’s on this video does not reflect the company’s culture and policies.
CBS concluded their article with the following quote from an Agriculture Department spokeswoman:
Last year, the rate at which chickens were improperly slaughtered plummeted to a low of 0.008 percent…
I, however, would like to conclude with Bob Barker’s final remark in the video:
Please beware, the video in the link below is #NOTCRUELTYFREE and cringe-inducing.
Original article & image source: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/foster-farms-investigated-by-california-police-after-undercover-video-shows-apparent-animal-cruelty/