Animal Handling and Slaughter

Nov 18, 2015

The meat industry is concerned that animals for meat consumption, which provide us with the most nutritious well-balanced food available, be treated kindly at all times and not suffer pain.  It is of utmost importance to meat quality and animal welfare that animals for meat consumption be treated properly before, during and immediately after slaughter.

Dr. Temple Grandin, Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University and widely considered to be the world's leading expert on humane animal handling, takes you on a tour of a different plants in the meat industry in the videos below.

Turkey Farm and Processing Plant


Video Tour of a Pork Packing Plant

Video Tour of a Beef Packing Plant

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