Sad. Disturbing. Cruel.
Mercy For Animals has used undercover videos to generate public outrage over the treatment of livestock said it now plans to use secret recordings to pressure large grocery chains to stop buying from farms that use practices it considers abusive.
The effort seemed to be working — several chains viewed the video and then either halted purchases from the targeted Iowa hog farm or expressed concern even before the group formally unveiled the recording at news conferences planned Wednesday in four cities.
Earlier this week, Mercy for Animals met with or sent letters to officials at Costco, Hy-Vee, Kroger and Safeway and provided links to its 2 1/2-minute video, then asked them to stop buying pork from Iowa Select Farms.
Watch the video, and see why you wouldn't what to have business with them ether!