23.03.2017 Animal rights association reveals pigs’ mistreatment in Flanders slaughterhouse

The West Flanders Tielt slaughterhouse has closed after a graphic footage was released by the animal welfare organisation, Animal Rights, depicting the mistreatment of its pigs. All activities have been suspended, further to Ben Weyts (Flemish Minister of Animal Welfare N-VA) decision to revoke the slaughterhouse license. The supermarket chain Delhaize has ended all collaboration with the slaughterhouse.

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