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Slaughterhouses

Video Captures The Terror Of Slaughterhouses -- Without A Drop Of Blood

The Dodo | Posted 05.14.2015 | Green

This video makes a profound statement about the horrors of meat production — without a single drop of blood. The simple three-minute video focuse...

"You Pick It, We Kill It": Giving "Fresh Food" a New Meaning in Morrisania

Laura Dimon | Posted 04.10.2013 | New York
Laura Dimon

"Do people eat goat balls too?" A boisterous passerby who was walking past 168th and 3rd in the Morrisania section of the South Bronx stopped outside USA Meatpacking Inc. to ask. Mahmoud smiled. He is used to these questions.

This Little Piggy Went To Market: Where Does Your Meat Come From?

Jamie Schler | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Jamie Schler

With the worry that American beef is pumped up with hormones and who knows what else, maybe it is time Americans are taught where the food on their plates comes from.

U.S. Slaughterhouse Owner Plans To Process Horses For Meat

AP | Posted 04.14.2012 | Home

ROSWELL, N.M. -- The owner of a New Mexico slaughterhouse is defending his plan to become the first plant in the nation since 2007 to handle horses af...

The New Factory Farm: Brain-Dead Chicken 'Matrix'

The Huffington Post | Allie Compton | Posted 02.29.2012 | Green

André Ford, an architecture student from the U.K., wants to bring new meaning to the phrase "like a chicken with its head cut off." He proposed hi...

Why Is Georgetown Law Helping to Promote Cruelty to Animals?

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 01.26.2012 | Green
Bruce Friedrich

Every year in the U.S., the pork industry estimates that hundreds of thousands of pigs arrive at slaughterhouses crippled and in so much pain that they are unable to stand. It is unconscionable that federal law does not require that we end their agony.

The Low-Down on Downers and the USDA

Gene Baur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Gene Baur

Now is our chance to let the USDA know that we demand that action is taken to prevent downed animals from being abused and slaughtered for human food.

Animals, Kids, and Slaughterhouse Effects on Crime

Marc Bekoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

A recent study showed that there is a link between slaughterhouses and brutal crime.

Living The Teenage Life; Peer Pressure and Carnivores

Chloe Spencer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chloe Spencer

Even though you buy your nicely plastic-wrapped meat at the grocery store, it doesn't mean that what's in that package didn't suffer to get there.