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Undercover investigation reveals animal abuse at Sparboe Farms resulting in Target and McDonald's refusing to buy eggs from Sparboe
McDonald's and Target stopped buying eggs from Sparboe Farms after an undercover investigation exposes animal abuse and unsanitary conditions. This is an excellent reason why undercover investigations are important and the right to conduct undercover video operations must be preserved and protected. Unfortunately, some lawmakers don’t seem to care much about these rights. They want to shield one industry—animal agribusiness—from open dialogue about animal cruelty, food safety problems, worker abuse, and toxic pollution. Read this article for more information: http://www.livehonestly.com/23/post/2011/03/in-the-united-states-a-journalist-goes-to-prison-for-broadcasting-undercover-video-footage.html If the agribusiness had its way, they would make undercover video operations a felony! Click here to go to the Animal Blawg to read about Sparboe Farms losing their egg contracts with Target and McDonald's.
"Ask not what an animal can do for you; ask what you can do for an animal." Jasper
"The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men." ~Alice Walker
The source of the quote is Walker's preface to Marjorie Spiegel's 1988 book, "The Dreaded Comparison" . Her next sentence was, "This is the gist of Ms. Spiegel's cogent, humane and astute argument, and it is sound."