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Vermont Slaughterhouse Owner Pleads ‘No Contest’ in Animal Cruelty Charge

Sarah Damian | October 28, 2010

One year ago this Saturday, USDA public health veterinarian and whistleblower Dr. Dean Wyatt was vindicated for slaughterhouse humane handling complaints he had brought up repeatedly since 2007, but were ignored by his superiors. That was the day that the Humane Society of the United States released undercover footage of horrific animal abuses (including excessive […]

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Vermont AG’s Issuing of Warrants against Slaughterhouse Officials Validates Whistleblower’s Concerns

Food Integrity Campaign | June 4, 2010

The Vermont Attorney General announced today that arrest warrants have been issued for former Bushway Packing, Inc. owner Frank Peretta and former Bushway worker Christopher Gaudette on charges of animal cruelty in the Bushway case. The case attracted national attention last fall, when the Humane Society of the United States released shocking video footage of […]

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Slaughterhouse Whistleblower Reveals Inhumane Animal Treatment, Food Integrity Violations

Food Integrity Campaign | March 4, 2010

FSIS Ignores Serious Problems and Retaliates Against Whistleblower; GAP Client Dean Wyatt to Testify Today Before House Committee (Washington, D.C.) – At 3 p.m. EST this afternoon, Government Accountability Project (GAP) client and federal food safety inspector Dean Wyatt will testify before a House of Representatives Subcommittee, and blow the whistle on a laundry list […]

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