USDA suspends slaughterhouse after video appears to show animal cruelty
An undercover video released by Compassion Over Killing appears to show workers abusing cows at a California meat plant.
August 22nd, 2012
02:12 AM ET

USDA suspends slaughterhouse after video appears to show animal cruelty

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investigating "disturbing evidence of inhumane treatment of cattle" at a California meat supplier, the agency said.

After receiving video from an animal welfare group, the USDA sent investigators to the Central Valley Meat Co. and found violations of humane handling, the agency said in a statement.

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  1. chrissy

    @ Rael, and the day b4 that, and so on. Each and every day for years!

    August 22, 2012 at 5:45 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  2. Hamsta

    The last animal abuse video concerning a slaughterhouse pit forth by animal rights extremists turned out to be a hoax.

    August 22, 2012 at 7:35 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  3. raven

    I do try to make myself clear. In this case I admit to failure in that regard. The point I was trying to make is one which you just illustrated: the drugs are intended to be used short term. I will concede, that if they are abused, they probably WOULD affect the mind. That being said, used in the manner DIRECTED, they are designed to alter MOODS. As in a crisis, when one may make rash decisions,or take rash action. Despair can be a mind set. It can also be a passing mood. I should have been more clear.

    August 23, 2012 at 1:18 am | Report abuse | Reply
  4. raven

    @ philip, I forgot to say that my last post was to you.

    August 23, 2012 at 1:49 am | Report abuse | Reply
  5. raven

    And mary, wasn't it you jumping to philips defense claiming people were ganging up on him? Yet, after philip engaged me ,you couldn't WAIT to jump my response? Twice? Can no one have a discussion with him without YOU adding YOUR two cents?

    Correction: philips two cents. You never have your own opinion.

    August 23, 2012 at 1:58 am | Report abuse | Reply
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