A landmark $500 million agreement was reached to settle a slaughterhouse abuse case in California that led to the biggest meat recall in U.S. history in 2008, an animal welfare group announced Friday.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is trying to determine whether downed, sick animals entered the food supply at a Central California slaughterhouse it shut down Monday after an undercover video revealed what it considered inhumane slaughter practices.
Federal regulators have shut down a Central California slaughterhouse after receiving undercover video showing dairy cows, some unable to walk, being repeatedly shocked and shot before being killed.
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