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Dena Jones

Poultry Industry Misleads the Public About the Humaneness of Slaughter 

Opinion

People are often shocked to learn how little government oversight exists surrounding the way animals are slaughtered in the United States. There are only about 148 (full-time equivalent) humane slaughter inspectors for the 148 million cows, pigs and sheep slaughtered every year at federally inspected establishments, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). That’s… Continue Reading