Class Action Settlement: US Dairy Industry to Pay $52 Million in Price-Fixing Conspiracy that Killed Cows and Cheated Consumers

As Compassion Over Killing has exposed time and again, the dairy industry has consistently shown its lack of regard for animal welfare — from newborn calves who are taken away from their mothers to “spent” cows shipped off to slaughter. That’s hardly where the unethical behavior ends. According to a class action lawsuit filed in 2011, the industry’s also milking …