Thousands of Animals Burn Alive at Van Boekel Farm, of #PigTrial Fame

Van Boekel Farms has a habit of getting itself in the news. In 1994, the family pig farming business and its owner—Eric Van Boekel—were convicted for spilling manure into waterways, […]

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Here’s Why Animals Keep Burning to Death in Canadian Barn Fires

Between January 2015 and November 2017, more than 470,000 farmed animals burned alive on Canadian farms. These animals would have endured frightening and agonizing deaths, trapped in cages or stalls […]

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Say What? Agricultural Leader Blames Animals for Dying in Barn Fires

It’s no secret that the meat industry puts animal welfare at the very bottom of its priority list. But a new interview with Ontario Federation of Agriculture president Don McCabe […]

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