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  • 4 at slaughterhouse behind beef recall indicted

    August 18, 2014 5:43 PM

    PETALUMA, Calif. - A federal grand jury has indicted four officials at a Northern California slaughterhouse, alleging they slaughtered diseased cows while inspectors were on their lunch breaks and distributed the cattle. The Petaluma-based slaughterhouse was at the center of massive beef recall earlier this year. The U.S. Department of... more »
  • Huge slaughterhouse settlement reached

    November 16, 2012 11:52 AM

    FRESNO, Calif. - The humane society says a landmark $500 million settlement has been reached in a slaughterhouse abuse case that led to the biggest meat recall in U.S. history in 2008. The federal civil court settlement announced by the Humane Society of the United States on Friday is the... more »
  • Cows made a break for Freedom

    July 22, 2010 8:43 PM

    Some cows on the way to a slaughterhouse made a break for it when the truck transporting them overturned in Michigan. Police say the escapees hoofed it over highway guardrails, forced traffic to detour and caused at least one wreck. All but five of the wayward cows were rounded up.... more »

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