Investigator Series: It’s Not Just the Animals

Compassion Over Killing Staff Blog

Compassion Over Killing’s brave investigators shine a light on the cruelties kept hidden behind the closed doors of animal agribusiness. Though government records and news stories sometimes provide glimpses into those realities, investigations are our main avenue to learn the truth. COK investigations have resulted in animal cruelty charges, groundbreaking lawsuits, and even slaughterhouse shutdowns. To stand with our investigators …

Big Ag Doesn’t Care About Animals or Workers

Compassion Over Killing Staff Animals

Behind the closed doors of factory farms, billions of animals are suffering. And these industrial facilities are not just cruel places for the animals raised and killed for human consumption, but also for workers who endure dangerous conditions and grueling hours. A powerful, eye-opening new Bloomberg article titled, “America’s Worst Graveyard Shift is Grinding Up Workers,” details the harsh reality …

Govt. Report: Factory Farms Denying Workers Bathroom Breaks

Compassion Over Killing Staff Animals, Investigations

Not only do animals suffer on factory farms, but workers do, too, enduring long hours in often dangerous conditions, and even sustaining serious injuries. This year, a National Employment Law Project (NELP) report, tracking severe workplace injuries, stated that, “The number of incidents reported by the meat and poultry processing industry is startling.” Now, a new report from the Government …