Behind the scenes of the death match between Big Ag and undercover animal-rights activists.
This week's story, "The Ag Gag War," goes behind the scenes of the guerilla fight between animal rights groups and Big Agriculture. For years organizations like the Humane Society and Mercy for Animals have being going undercover at America's largest farms, using hidden cameras to show exactly how ... More >>
Warning: The video is graphic. The owner of the calf farm whose abusive practices were exposed by hidden-camera video has been sentenced to a year's probation and a $4,000 fine. Kirt Espenson, owner of the E6 Cattle Company in Hart, had said the employees responsible for the abuse had been fired. ... More >>
DA files animal cruelty charges.Last month we reported on a pretty shocking hidden-camera video that showed workers at a calf farm in the Panhandle town of Hart bashing animals on the head with hammers and pickaxes. The owner of E6 Cattle Company, Kirt Espenson, told us at the time that four ... More >>
Undercover footage from a dairy farm southwest of Amarillo shows workers crushing sick and injured calves' skulls with pickaxes and hammers, and tossing dying calves on a pile of dead ones in the back of a truck -- acts that one animal welfare group says violates state cruelty laws. Gathered by ... More >>
www.mercyforanimals.orgJust in case the online version of Farm to Fridge - The Truth Behind Meat Production wasn't enough for you, go check out the animal-abuse document on giant screens tonight (Friday). We'll be waiting here with barf bags. As was previously reported by Hair Balls, Mercy for A ... More >>
A scene from Farm to FridgeIt's probably safe to say that this film won't garner a G rating. Mercy for Animals (MFA), an animal-rights organization that has exposed some of the behind-the-scenes goings-on in factory farms, has recently released the film Farm to Fridge - The Truth Behind Meat ... More >>