In Their Own Words — Quality Pork Processors worker
— “That one was definitely alive.”
A worker at Quality Pork Processors, a supplier of Hormel Foods and one of the largest pork processers in the U.S. By law, pigs are supposed to be rendered unconscious before being killed. An undercover video — which has been shared with the U.S.D.A., prompting serious concerns and promises of a thorough investigation — shows pigs being dragged across the floor, beaten with paddles, sick to the point of immobility, and writhing in apparent pain while bleeding out, suggesting that they weren’t properly stunned. Click here for more.