Video footage obtained in a new PETA undercover investigation reveals horrific abuse to mother pigs and their piglets at a supplier to the largest pig-killing company in the world, Smithfield Foods.
Mother Pigs and Piglets Tortured in a North Carolina Factory Farm
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In addition to the confinement of mother pigs to cruel "gestation crates" so small that the animals can't even turn around or lie down comfortably, the following cruelty was documented at Smithfield supplier Murphy Family Ventures, LLC:
View the video footage taken by PETA's undercover investigator for more examples of the horrific cruelty to animals at Smithfield's supplier.
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Take action: Complete the form below to urge Smithfield Foods to demand that Murphy Family Ventures fire the workers responsible for this cruelty and work with PETA to enact meaningful animal welfare reforms. Also, tell Smithfield that while it's good that it has promised to phase out the use of gestation crates at its own farms, the company needs to make the transition faster and require independent suppliers to phase out these cruel devices too.
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