Updated at the bottom with a statement from Butterball, which says the action caught on tape was under investigation. First posted at 12:03 p.m.
Pretty soon animal rights activists will be decrying the suffering of corn -- all that slow grilling and hot butter. The humanity.
For now, however, the ... More >>
Flickr/Calgary ReviewsMcDonald's will find a new egg source for its McMuffins.
McDonald's and Target dropped one of the nation's largest egg suppliers after an animal rights group released an undercover video last Friday of the egg producer's farms in three states, according to the Associated ... More >>
A turkey burger isn't sounding so good right now. Even if no immediate evidence suggests salmonella-laced ground gobbler has, as of this weekend, infiltrated California's stores, the Minnesota-based company Cargill Inc. has issued its second recall in six week ... More >>
Felicia FriesemaEggs from Kendor Farms at the Hollywood market.
In a surprisingly unprecedented move, the nation's largest egg farming cooperative, representing, according to their website, "95% of of all the nation's egg-laying hens," has partnered with the Humane Society of the United State ... More >>
Several of the country's largest egg producers stand accused of participating in a scheme that drove up the wholesale price of eggs by 40%. And they did it under the guise of treating animals more humanely: By systematically killing off egg-laying hens, supposedly to increase cage space for the rema ... More >>
Ah, government bureaucracy. Since the discovery in the mid-1980s that table eggs contaminated with the bacteria Salmonella Enteritidis were making thousands of people sick, food regulators and lawmakers have been quibbling over how to address the problem. On July 9, they finally did something about ... More >>