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on January 23, 2022

PETA wants criminal charges filed against Agri Star

Group cites FSIS reports that said there two instances of personnel not reacting properly to malfunctioning equipment

Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) believes criminal charges should be filed against Agri Star Meat & Poultry, alleging that hundreds of chickens were smothered to death at the company’s plant in Postville, Iowa.

Citing documents from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety

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