Essay On Slaughterhouse Abuse

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Slaughterhouse Abuse
Every day, thousands of animals are killed due to improper and inhumane ways of killing for their meat. According to Animal Rights Action, there is such a high demand for meat, workers don’t stop for anything. With improper and poor methods of killing, this can lead to unsafe work areas for the workers, fecal contamination with meat, bacteria and pathogens landing on meat, it makes you second guess where your meat, eggs and milk came from. A lot of times when slaughter plants get inspected by state inspectors and most of them get violations. Violations worthy of shutdown but all they get is a slap on the wrist and they continue with the abuse and bad sanitation. Many videos of workers mistreating the animals have been posted to multiple social media sites, but the slaughter plants are still up and running. More work needs to be done to help the animals have a humane and painless death. Another issue along with the abuse that happens in the slaughterhouse, is transportation that is not suitable for any type of animal. Approximately 200,000 pigs die every year in the united states being transported to the slaughterhouse due to hot weather and humidity. Trucks that don’t have no slip
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In the article, it talked about what kind of abuse was going on inside the slaughterhouse which included downed cows unable to walk to the kill floor, shot in the head two to four times and workers would leave the animal as it laid on the floor struggling. Other type of abuse showed in the video included workers stepping on their mouths and nostrils suffocating them. Also, cows were repeatedly hit, jabbed electrically shocked, and sprayed with hot water in a narrow chute leading to the kill floor, one of the cows was shocked over forty times

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