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(US) Whistle-blowing Expose Reveals Cruelty at Iowa Pig Breeding Factory Farm and Hormel Supplier
DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Undercover video footage exposing animal abuse and suffering inside Hawkeye Sow Centers (HSC), a pig breeding factory farm in Leland, Iowa, is being released today by animal protection organization Compassion Over Killing (COK). The video was filmed by a COK investigator who worked at the facility in December 2011 and wore a hidden camera to document the day-to-day miseries forced upon thousands of female pigs and their piglets.
more: Not Abuse, they say