Monday, March 16, 2009

Victory for downed cattle leaves others vulnerable


President Obama announced this weekend that downed cattle can no longer be slaughtered for food. This rule comes at the heels of widespread public criticism about the abuse of downed animals. Though it will be a milestone in terms of the protection of sick and injured animals, this measure is not enough as it excludes pigs, sheep, and goats.

To close the loopholes on the abuse of all sick species, click here.

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