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Feds See Six Cows Shot Repeatedly; PETA Seeks Slaughterhouse Cameras

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November 21, 2022

David Perle 202-483-7382

Asheboro, N.C. – Following a latest federal report documenting {that a} bull who had been shot twice within the head remained aware—the most recent in a string of six related violations since August 2021—on the Randolph Packing Firm Inc. slaughterhouse in Asheboro, PETA fired off a letter this morning to the power’s supervisor, Craig Hamlet, calling on him to livestream video footage from the slaughterhouse with the intention to assist stop further egregious violations of legislation.

“These disturbing reviews present that six cows endured agonizing ache as a result of employees had didn’t render them unconscious with a single shot, a disturbing sample at Randolph Packing Firm,” says PETA Senior Vice President Daphna Nachminovitch. “PETA is looking on this facility to livestream its slaughter operations publicly—and reminds everybody that the one humane meal is a vegan one.”

PETA additionally requested Hamlet to report the personnel concerned within the incidents to native law-enforcement officers and reassign these people to positions that don’t contain having contact with dwell animals.

PETA—whose motto reads, partly, that “animals should not ours to eat”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview. For extra data, please go to or comply with the group on Twitter, Fb, or Instagram.

PETA’s letter to Hamlet follows.

November 21, 2022

Craig Hamlet

Basic Supervisor

Randolph Packing Firm Inc.

Expensive Mr. Hamlet:

Given the latest U.S. Division of Agriculture report detailing how a bull suffered after being shot twice within the head—the most recent in a string of comparable violations—at Randolph Packing Firm Inc., we ask that you just instantly change operations there within the hope of lessening animal struggling at your slaughterhouse.

Will you please publicly livestream video from all areas of your facility the place dwell animals are dealt with? Staff would take extra significantly their responsibility to deal with animals lawfully in the event that they knew caring folks have been watching. Because the world’s foremost knowledgeable on livestock welfare, Dr. Temple Grandin, writes, “Crops [t]hat are doing job ought to present what they’re doing.” Your business typically complains that as we speak’s customers don’t perceive how animals are raised and killed for meals. You possibly can assist by enabling us to watch your employees transferring numerous particular person animals—who worth their lives as we worth ours—off crowded vans in all climate, trying to stun them, slashing or sticking their throats, and bleeding them to loss of life.

On the very least, will you reassign your workers referenced within the federal reviews to jobs that don’t contain contact with any dwell animals—resembling evisceration, butchering, and packaging—and report the concerned personnel to your native law-enforcement company for investigation into potential violations of the state’s anti-cruelty statute?

Thanks in your consideration.


Colin Henstock

Investigations Mission Supervisor



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