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October 25, 2022
Robin Goist 202-483-7382
Charlotte, N.C. – Armed with indicators studying, “Harris Teeter Nonetheless Promoting ‘Humane’ Cruelty,” PETA supporters will increase a ruckus exterior the grocery store on W. Sixth Avenue to induce Harris Teeter to rethink its ties to Plainville Farms after a PETA exposé revealed employees kicking, choking, and stomping on birds and beating them with a heavy metallic rod, regardless of Plainville’s self-described “humane” label. The motion follows information earlier this month that the Pennsylvania State Police charged 11 former employees with 139 counts of cruelty to animals, together with six felonies, throughout six counties—the most important variety of prices in any factory-farmed animal case in U.S. historical past.
When: Thursday, October 27, 12 midday
The place: Harris Teeter, 325 W. Sixth St., Charlotte
“There’s no excuse for Harris Teeter to proceed to permit clients to be duped by ‘humane’ claims on turkey packages after Plainville employees racked up felony prices for tormenting birds who have been unable to stroll,” says PETA Government Vice President Tracy Reiman. “PETA is looking on Harris Teeter to reevaluate its assist of this abusive firm and reminds everybody that the one humane meal is a vegan one.”
PETA—whose motto reads, partially, that “animals aren’t ours to eat”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview.