A cow shot by Baltimore police lies on a city street Friday, June 13, 2014. Police say the animal escaped from a city slaughterhouse and was shot after concerned business owners contacted police. (AP Photo/Juliet Linderman)

Baltimore police shoot cow running loose in city

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police shot and killed a cow that escaped from a city slaughterhouse on a downtown street Friday morning, a spokeswoman said. The animal was shot shortly after 10:15 a.m. in the […]


Chicken and egg

Groups push for more humane slaughter of chickens

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two animal welfare groups and dozens of lawmakers are urging the Obama administration to improve humane treatment of poultry at slaughterhouses, citing statistics that show hundreds of thousands of chickens being accidentally […]


Historic slaughterhouse settlement is reached

Settlement reached in Calif. slaughterhouse probe

CHINO, Calif. (AP) – Several California slaughterhouses and meat-packing facilities have agreed to a multimillion-dollar settlement after allegations of inhumane treatment at their facilities led to a massive beef recall that included meat sold to […]



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