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Europe's Pig Industry Mad about Undercover Investigation

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Compassion in World Farming led an undercover investigation that showed illegal tail docking and poor attempts at pig enrichment on factory farms, in violation of EU law. Tags: europe tail docking pigs factory farm agribusiness. Now the pig industry is mad and claiming bias ( scroll down in article.)

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Investigation Reveals Cruel Treatment of Pigs in Europe

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It really sucks to be a factory farm pig in Europe. Investigators from Compassion in World Farming found 80 per cent of farms across five European countries engaging in illegal practices such as barren pens and routine tail-docking. Tags: UK europe spain pigs factory farm.

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Some Good News In NJ Farm Animals Case

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While the decision did not ban any procedure or practice, β€œthe Court further held that tail docking could not be considered humane, and [that] mutilations without anesthesia including castration, de-beaking and de-toeing could not be considered humane without some specific requirements to prevent pain and suffering,” the article notes.

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Animal Advocates' Successes Have Factory Farmers Running Scared

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The column, which you can read here , is a call to arms to factory farmers to fight back against those individuals and organizations working to protect farm animals from the abuses inherent in factory farms. With successes like these, factory farmers do have cause for worry. ii) reasons for banning horse slaughter in the U.S.,

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Meat, Cancer, and the Cumulative Case for Ethical Vegetarianism

Animal Ethics

It is not in dispute that, in modern factory farms, animals are raised in massively overcrowded, unnatural warehouses. In addition, the animals are subjected to excruciating mutilations – including branding, dehorning, debeaking, tooth pulling, tail docking, and castration – all performed without anesthesia.