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Tough Penalties for Processing Downer Cows

Yesterday, a team of senators introduced legislation to impose tougher penalties, including the permanent closure, for companies that process downer cattle. The legislation states fines for first-time offenders, a one-year suspension in operations for second-time offenders, and finally third-time offenders would be shut down permanently. Senator Feinstein said, "Companies responsible for this kind of activity shouldn't just receive a slap on the wrist,"... "The safety of our food supply cannot be taken lightly."

To read the full article please visit Risky cattle use needs tough penalty - US lawmakers

Tougher laws are indeed needed for companies or individuals who cause harm to any creature, human or animal. While the health of consumers is certainly very important, it's still appalling that the issue of animal cruelty is still very much a low priority, or not even in the radar, of legislators.

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