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Scott David exposes the horrors of high speed slaughterhouse kill lines

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  On this edition of Your Call, we speak with Scott David, who has filmed footage exposing animal abuse at slaughterhouses for the animal rights group Compassion over Killing.

 

The Trump administration wants to increase the slaughterhouse kill lines for chickens and pigs. At some slaughterhouses, 140 chickens and 21 pigs are killed every minute. David exposed the horrors of a high speed pilot program after working undercover inside of a pig slaughterhouse. What do we need to know about how animals and workers are treated in slaughterhouses and factory farms?

Guest:

Scott David, former undercover investigator at three American slaughterhouses and current researcher for Compassion Over Killing

Web Resources:

The Guardian: America's horrifying new plan for animals: highspeed slaughterhouses

The Guardian: Europe's meat and dairy production must halve by 2050, expert warns

COK: Compassion Over Killing Investigations

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular Friday media roundtable guest in 2001.