09 April 2013
USDA Moves to Ban Slaughter of Downer Veal Calves Too Sick or Injured to Walk
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has granted The Humane Society of the United States’ 2009 legal petition requesting that the agency halt the inhumane practice of slaughtering downer veal calves too sick, weak or tired to even stand up.
Author/Organization: Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)
Where: United States of America
Topics: calves, cruelty to animals, slaughterhouse/abattoir