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A scandal for Herta ham? L214 points to extreme violence against pigs and the presence of dangerous antibiotics in a farm

The L214 association revealed mistreatment of pigs, based on images shot this year on a breeding farm located in in the Marne. A complaint was made. filed for serious abuse and mistreatment of animals.

A shocking video. One minute of footage showing how pigs are treated in a state-run facility. by the Cirhyo cooperative,  was revealed by L214, an animal defense association. In this new investigation, the collective broadcasts images filmed this year, between May and September, within the GAEC Les Grandes Vignes breeding farm, in Paris. Corbeil, in the south of the Marne, is responsible for the animal defense association. A cooperative that brings together 660 breeders.

À Through this video, the association denounces extremely violent and sometimes illegal practices detected in this intensive breeding: piglets slammed in the ground to be slaughtered and castrated " lively" according to L214, tails docked systematically, castrations at random. lively, updates death without prior stunning, cleaning and rendering faults.

The images posted online are very shocking and may offend the most sensitive people. They report on the abuse and ill-treatment which should be the subject of an investigation soon: L214 brought the matter into question. complaint to the prosecutor of the judicial court of Châlons-en-Champagne.

Herta pointé finger, dangerous antibiotic detected

L214 specifies in a press release diffused this Thursday that “the meat produced by the cooperative is mainly sold in large and medium-sized supermarkets, mainly under the Herta brand, and to artisan butchers.”

The association also indicates having noted in this breeding "9 different antibiotics belonging to 8 distinct families, including colistin, a substance classified by the WHO as critically important and a priority. major for health “Human surveillance as part of the surveillance of antimicrobial resistance.” ;s in an unsanitary atmosphere (dust, flies, excrement in the drinking water, dead among the living), often in individual cages or in collective boxes piled on top of each other. the others. And add: “Thousands of maggots swarm in the rendering bins where they are located. “the bodies of dead animals are in a very advanced state of putrefaction.”

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116