By Tracie Cone, Associated Press
From: USA Today
FRESNO, Calif. – The federal government and McDonald’s Corp. suspended purchases of meat Wednesday from a California slaughterhouse under investigation for animal cruelty and possible health issues.
The fast-food chain joined the U.S. Department of Agriculture in severing ties with Central Valley Meat Co.
The suspensions occurred after an animal welfare group’s covert video showed cows that appeared to be sick or lame being beaten, kicked, shot and shocked in an attempt to get them to walk to slaughter.
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