(Others have spoken out against terrible animal cruelty of Tyson Foods)
I would like to present for “fair comment” the advert pictured above, and some excerpts below – we are not the first to publicly oppose Tyson Foods’ terrible policies.
There was/is an existing movement to oppose, change Tyson Foods:
For more information visit: http://aldf.org/boycotttyson
“Tyson claims to be an industry leader at the forefront of animal welfare while relying upon inhumane farming practices. Throughout its promotional materials, Tyson claims to provide environments “favorable” to pigs. However, Tyson uses gestation crates, in which pregnant sows are unable to turn around, comfortably lie down, or take more than a step forward or backward.
Similarly, Tyson claims to provide a “comfortable environment” for chickens. Yet, comparing Tyson’s methods to welfare-protecting alternatives regarding housing density, lighting, and weight gain, the Animal Welfare Institute found that Tyson “produce[s] no humanely raised chicken products.” Animal protection groups have routinely exposed animal cruelty in slaughterhouses connected to Tyson, which relies on broiler houses for its production and uses methods that cause rapid and debilitating weight gain for the “broiler”
The Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a complaint against Tyson Foods, Inc. for violating the Federal Trade Commission Act that calls for fair business practices. ALDF’s complaint asks the Federal Trade Commission to investigate and put an end to deceptive marketing tactics used by Tyson.”