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Broilers & Layers / North America / Industry News & Trends / Poultry Welfare
on November 10, 2017

Commissioner: Chicken catchers’ rights were violated

Workers were required to wear cameras to deter animal mistreatment, but British Columbia information and privacy commissioner says cameras should only be used as a last resort

A Canadian chicken catching service’s use of video cameras in hopes of preventing instances of animal abuse was a violation of British Columbia’s Personal Information Prevention Act (PIPA), according to Drew McArthur, the province’s acting information and privacy commissioner.

Elite Farm Services, which provides catching services for Sofina Foods

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