The National Pork Producers Council has provided the following response to accusations of animal abuse on an Iowa hog farm:
An undercover video shot by the animal-rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals shows workers on an Iowa farm mistreating hogs, including practices not condoned and, in fact, abhorred by America’s pork producers. NPPC condemns the mistreatment of animals that took place on the
NPPC also is concerned that PETA did not alert the proper authorities about the abuse in a timely manner.
Providing humane and compassionate care for their pigs at every stage of life is one of the ethical principles to which
Source: National Pork Producers Council