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Butterball again accused of Thanksgiving turkey abuse
Butterball again accused of Thanksgiving turkey abuse

This post has been updated. A week before Thanksgiving, an animal advocacy group is accusing Butterball of abusing and neglecting turkeys at some of its facilities. The activist group Mercy For Animals said an undercover investigation into several Butterball operations in North Carolina found evidence of cruelty and neglect. Hidden camera footage (warning: may be disturbing) shows turkeys being thrown and dragged by their wings and necks, kicked on the ground and with open sores. Butterball did not immediately respond to a request for comment. [Updated, 10:10 a.m.: In a statement, Butterball said it takes "any allegations of animal mistreatment very seriously" and emphasized...

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