Dena Jones

USDA allows animal neglect and abuse at poultry slaughter plants

Undercover investigations at federal poultry slaughter plants over the past decade have documented numerous instances of intentional abuse to animals, including throwing birds against walls, burying live birds in piles of dead birds, breaking birds’ legs by violently slamming them into shackles and jabbing birds with metal hooks to remove them from their cages.

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Trump Wants to Cut Wasteful Government Spending: He Can Start by Eliminating Federal Programs That Abuse Animals

In March, President Trump signed an executive order instructing the director of the Office of Management and Budget to prepare a plan to reorganize the executive branch of the government. The White House website is currently accepting “ideas and suggestions on how the government can be better organized to work for the American people.”

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