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Post by Chilidog » Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:00 pm

For those of you following this story,

I happened across this today


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A protest at the local Fairlife store.

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Post by noblepa » Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:22 pm

For those of us who are NOT following the story, can you tell us what is going on?

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Post by much ado » Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:29 pm

noblepa wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:22 pm
For those of us who are NOT following the story, can you tell us what is going on?
Googling 'fairlife protests' brings up this link among others...

https://www.chicagotribune.com/business ... story.html

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Post by Lani » Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:30 pm

It's horrific.
A group of protesters gathered Monday afternoon at the West Loop offices of Fairlife, a nationally renowned brand of high-protein, high-calcium and lower fat milk. The company came under fire earlier this month when an animal welfare group released a series of videos showing workers at Fairlife’s top dairy supplier abusing cows.

On June 4, Animal Recovery Mission released the first of a series of videos that show workers at Indiana’s Fair Oaks Farms kicking and throwing calves and engaging in other forms of alleged animal abuse. The Miami-based animal welfare group had infiltrated the popular dairy farm and captured undercover footage of the incidents.

The group has released additional videos over the past week that show employees punching adult cows, striking them with metal poles and, it appears, breaking the tails of cows that were not cooperating as workers tried to load them into a milking carousel.
https://news.wttw.com/2019/06/17/advoca ... diana-farm
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Post by Dolly » Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:32 pm

I just googled "Fairlife". Watched a disturbing video. Cows being abused on an Indiana farm. And also little calves being mistreated.
ETA: little dead calf bodies being tossed into a pile

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Post by RTH10260 » Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:32 pm

noblepa wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:22 pm
For those of us who are NOT following the story, can you tell us what is going on?
This article gives a good picture, e.g. animal abuse at one of the farms. Happens to be the major farm for the chain and the showoff place to the public.
Fairlife Dairy products pulled from store shelves amid animal abuse controversy
Due to the shocking footage, Fairlife has received backlash from animal rights' groups across the country.

June 7, 2019, 12:34 AM GMT+2 / Updated June 9, 2019, 6:25 PM GMT+2 / Source: TODAY
By Michelle Gant

Grocers across the Midwest are pulling products distributed by a popular milk brand from store shelves after a shocking video, which revealed consistent abuse of calves at a major Indiana dairy farm, was released on social media this week.

The graphic footage taken from inside the dairy operations at Fair Oaks Farms, which is owned by the founder of the dairy company Fairlife (stylized as fa!rlife), was made public after an undercover investigation was conducted by the non-profit animal rights' group Animal Recovery Mission (ARM).


https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texa ... 004921.php

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