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In-N-Out Severs Ties with Slaughterhouse Over Covert Video

August 21, 2012 | 3:41 pm

In-N-Out Severs Ties with Slaughterhouse Over Covert Video

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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Federal regulators who shut down a Central California slaughterhouse after receiving an animal welfare video were investigating Tuesday whether beef from sick cows reached the human food supply. The video appears to show workers bungling the slaughter of cows struggling to walk and even stand. Under federal regulations, sick animals cannot be […]

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Supreme Court Overturns Calif. ‘Slaughterhouse Law’

January 23, 2012 | 8:55 pm

Supreme Court Overturns Calif. ‘Slaughterhouse Law’

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The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked a California law that would require euthanizing downed livestock at federally inspected slaughterhouses to keep the meat out of the nation’s food system. The High Court on Monday agreed that the state’s 2009 law should be blocked from going into effect. That law barred the purchase, sale and butchering of […]

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