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Humane Slaughter Act

USDA: Time to Stop the Chicken Industry From Boiling Birds Alive

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 05.03.2014 | Green
Bruce Friedrich

That's right: The agency charged with enforcing the Humane Slaughter Act refuses to enforce it for more than 98 percent of slaughtered animals.

'Pardon A Turkey': How To Support Ethical Treatment Of The Thanksgiving Bird

Posted 11.20.2012 | Impact

The President will pardon one lucky turkey Thursday, but you don't have to be the leader of the free world to save a bird's life this season. Whether ...

Ag Department Proposal Threatens Animal Welfare

Temple Grandin, Ph.D | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Temple Grandin, Ph.D

As a scientist who has dedicated her life to improving livestock welfare, I am extremely alarmed that the USDA has paid so little attention to the animal welfare implications of their Humane Slaughter Act.