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Record-Breaking Penalty For Slaughterhouse Abuse Case After Major Meat Recall

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 01.16.2013 | Green

FRESNO, Calif. -- A California slaughterhouse where videotaped mistreatment of cows prompted the largest meat recall in U.S. history has reached a sym...

Court Rejects Meat Industry Attempt to Thwart Regulation

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

In a third straight federal appellate court ruling against the meat industry, the Ninth Circuit ruled today that California is well within its authority to ban the sale, transport, or purchase of downer cows and pigs.

Action Needed to Better Enforce Humane Slaughter Act

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

The star witness at yesterday's Congressional hearing before the House Oversight Committee's Domestic Policy Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Dennis Kuci...

Abusive Slaughterhouse Billed $67 Million For Recall

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHINO, Calif. — The federal government said Thursday it has billed a California slaughterhouse more than $67 million for expenses associated wit...

Slaughterhouse Owner Backs Off Claims

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The head of the Southern California slaughterhouse that produced 143 million pounds of recalled beef acknowledged Wednesday that co...

Meat Recall Prompts Call for USDA Reform

AP | JACOB ADELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES — The U.S. Department of Agriculture's twin mandates of promoting the nation's agriculture and monitoring it for safety are being qu...

Beef Industry Responds to Secret Video

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DENVER — Despite a secretly taped video showing workers at a Southern California slaughterhouse abusing sick or crippled animals, nearly all cat...