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At an illegal slaughterhouse in West Miami-Dade, pigs, goats, hogs, and chickens were shot, stabbed, beaten with sledgehammers and gutted and boiled while alive, authorities said Wednesday. Authorities in recent years have busted offenders for...


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Animae C (508)
Tuesday August 19, 2014, 5:06 pm
Prev. signed
1.082 sostenitori

Thanx Susanne

Past Member (0)
Tuesday August 19, 2014, 6:14 pm
Noted and signed.

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Tuesday August 19, 2014, 6:27 pm
Quite appalling. At first I was going to say that all slaughterhouses should have 24/7 monitoring via video cameras to monitor the treatment of animals being slaughtered, however, this was an illegal operation to begin with, which makes one wonder how many of these exist.

"Unlicensed slaughterhouses have become commonplace in western parts of Miami-Dade County, where authorities in recent years have busted offenders for illegally butchering and selling horse meat, pigs and chickens."

This is not the first local operation led by Animal Recovery Mission that has led to arrests.

In November, Hialeah slaughterhouse owner Rudesino “Rudy” Acosta pleaded guilty and accepted 10 years of probation after Couto filmed the slaughter of some animals in 2011.

A line of television news satellite trucks crowded the street outside the agricultural property on Wednesday. Couto, dressed in a black-SWAT-style outfit, said at the scene that his group had investigated similar allegations there in 2009 and 2010. No arrests were made but the owners were issued code violations and the farm was shut down.

The owners then leased it to Fernandez, who continued to run the operation despite more code violations being levied in November.

Couto said the slaughter of the animals was so violent and inhumane that four of his undercover operators quit after the probe."

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It seems that violations continue at some place, which leaves the question as to why such places are allowed to continue to operate if they are in violation.

One wonders where the meat is also sold, to regular grocery stores? If so, doesn't the store have to verify if it comes from a legal operation?

Hopefully, those involved get serious jail time.


Past Member (0)
Tuesday August 19, 2014, 7:33 pm
Done-thx Susanne

Ondine J (134)
Tuesday August 19, 2014, 7:51 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Susanne

Mary T (356)
Tuesday August 19, 2014, 9:32 pm
Signed with 1,085 supporters 18,915 NEEDED - thank you Susanne

Marie W (67)
Tuesday August 19, 2014, 9:34 pm

Ana MESNER (201)
Tuesday August 19, 2014, 11:10 pm
You have already signed the petition "Katherine Fernandez Rundle, State Attorney: Give maximum sentencing for those who brutally torture animals!"

LaurenBackSoon Kozen (173)
Tuesday August 19, 2014, 11:23 pm
Noted, Signed & Shared. Thanks Susanne.

Angel W (238)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 1:57 am

Inge Bjorkman (202)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 2:04 am


Slava R (1311)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 6:22 am
done & noted t.y

Ilona V (0)
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 2:09 pm
Danke Susanne. Sehr gerne unterschrieben
mit 1.157 Unterstützer/innen
18.843 BENÖTIGT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Kerstin Strobl (123)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 9:39 am

Shelli S (374)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 9:43 am
Cowards everywhere, just line them up. S/N Thanks

Dawn M (141)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 9:47 am

Mike M (8)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 10:01 am
with 1,257 supporters
18,743 NEEDED

Corinne Friday (42)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 11:51 am
Signed, noted, shared. Thanks

Malgorzata Zmuda (202)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 12:20 pm
petycja podpisana

Malgorzata Zmuda (202)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 12:21 pm
i tweetnięta

Van voorst coll C (320)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 1:15 pm
Signed and shared, thank you for sharing!

norma laborie (33)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 1:25 pm

Gysele van Santen (213)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 1:57 pm
signed, thnx.

Marie Ange Berchem (52)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 2:28 pm
Noted & signed!

Lois Jordan (63)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 2:58 pm
Signed & noted. Thank you, Susanne.

Past Member (0)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 4:06 pm
Signed. I wouldn't watch the video though. "It’s monstrous. These operators are savages with no sense of humanity,” said Couto." That says it all. The details in this story are very disturbing.

Nelson Baker (0)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 4:28 pm
Signed and noted.

aj E (164)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 4:51 pm

Muriel Servaege (53)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 4:57 pm
Noted & signed.

. (0)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 5:08 pm
S&N. Thank you, Susanne.

Kay M (347)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 5:10 pm

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 7:56 pm

Care two is lost (252)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 8:13 pm
Gladly signed. Throw this monster in prison forever

Bonnie Lynn M (1)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 9:10 pm
Petition signed. Thank you. Horrible people.

Rhonda B (99)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 11:19 pm
Signed & Noted. Thank you.

Leslene Dunn (84)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 11:48 pm
Noted and already signed - maximum sentence to me would be holding a kangaroo court where mob justice is carried out!

Cheryl H (91)
Friday August 22, 2014, 12:44 am
N+S. Thanks Susanne!

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (42)
Friday August 22, 2014, 5:51 am
Noted and signed. Thanks Susanne,

Ruth C (87)
Friday August 22, 2014, 5:53 am

Winn Adams (179)
Friday August 22, 2014, 8:51 am

Petra M (259)
Friday August 22, 2014, 3:00 pm
signed & shared!

Dianne D (490)
Monday September 1, 2014, 12:00 am
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