A new undercover
investigation by the animal advocacy group Mercy for Animals
revealed egregious cruelty at a Tyson farm in Oklahoma, where
workers are shown hitting pigs, throwing pigs, punching pigs, etc,
which prompted Tyson Foods to cut ties with this farm.
Tyson Foods Dump Pig Farm after NBC Shows Company Video of Alleged
This kind of abuse and cruelty is the norm and
not the exception. After all, confining pigs in small crates,
ripping their testicles out, cutting their tails off without
anesthesia and slamming piglets on the floor to kill them are some
examples of the legal, standard procedures in the pork industry.
What Tyson Foods did was not prompted by their concern about pigs
but by their concern of bad publicity. After all, if people found
out how tortured these animals are, it would certainly lower the
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