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Settlement Reached In Calif. Slaughterhouse Probe

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 the National School Lunch Program.

11/27/2013

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$500 Million Settlement Reached In California Slaughterhouse Abuse Case

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.

11/16/2012

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USDA Probing Possible California Slaughterhouse Recall

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.

08/21/2012

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Feds Close Slaughterhouse After Video Shows Cows Being Shot, Shocked

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.

08/20/2012