Mad Cows to Mad Chickens: What Insiders Can Tell You About
Agribusiness, Animal Liberation, and Your Diet
Meet the eyewitnesses and hear their testimony from
“behind the scenes” of the meat, poultry, egg, dairy, medical, and
“alternative” animal production industries
Saturday, August 21 – Sunday August 22, 2004
Hilton Airport Norfolk Hotel
1500 N Military Hwy
Norfolk, VA 23502
Toll Free: 800-422-7474
$92.00 single/double occupancy
Guests must advise they will be with UNITED POULTRY CONCERNS group when
making their reservation. Each reservation must be guaranteed via credit
card number or check.
Vegan Luncheons and morning coffee service will be
provided both days by United Poultry Concerns
Registration: $75 per person. Students & seniors: $40.
Send your registration to UPC, PO Box 150, Machipongo, VA 23405
Sarahjane Blum, media director for GourmetCruelty.com, a
grassroots coalition dedicated to exposing the truth about the cruel
delicacy of foie gras through undercover investigation, open rescue, and
Virgil Butler, former Tyson chicken slaughterhouse worker
in Grannis, Arkansas. Virgil's testimony about the horrible conditions at
Tyson and ongoing website revelations led to a front-page article in the
Los Angeles Times , “A Killing Floor Chronicle,” Dec. 8, 2003.
Terry Cummings, codirector of Poplar Spring Farm Animal
Sanctuary, visited Springfield Farm, a “free-range” turkey farm in Sparks,
Maryland and saw how the turkeys actually live.
Cheri Ezell-Vandersluis, former dairy cow farmer, had an
“epiphany” that led her to go vegetarian and switch to being the director
of Maple Farm Sanctuary in Mendon, Massachusetts.
Mary Finelli, editor of the online newsletter Farmed
Animal Watch, toured the touted “humane” farm, Polyface Farm, in Virginia,
and saw a different story.
Lester Friedlander, DVM, former chief veterinary USDA Meat
Inspector at the largest slaughterhouse in the country, was one of the
first veterinarians in the US to study tapes of what infected cows look
like and was fired by the US Department of Agriculture for speaking out on
48 Hours (CBS) and Prime Time Live (ABC).
Michael Greger, M.D., Mad Cow Coordinator for the Organic
Consumers Association and Chief BSE Investigator for Farm Sanctuary, is
the author of “The Killer Among Us” and many other articles on human and
animal health issues.
Pattrice Jones, co-director of the Eastern Shore Sanctuary
& Education Center and coordinator of the Global Hunger Alliance, lives
and learns from chickens and chicken “growers” in the heart of the
Delmarva poultry industry.
Jim Mason, co-author of Animal Factories and author of An
Unnatural Order, worked undercover as an artificial inseminator at a
ConAgra turkey breeding operation in Missouri.
Paul Shapiro, campaigns director for Compassion Over
Killing, a nonprofit animal advocacy organization whose work on behalf of
farmed animals has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post,
Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, Baltimore Sun, among other media
outlets. As a COK investigator, he has documented the conditions for
animals in factory farms, livestock auctions, and slaughter plants.
Register Now! Bring a Friend! (a registered friend)
United Poultry Concerns is a nonprofit organization that
promotes the compassionate and respectful treatment of domestic fowl.
United Poultry Concerns, Inc.
P.O. Box 150
Machipongo, VA 23405-0150
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