'They are thrown, hit, held up by their wings, and have their necks broken - all while other workers watch on and laugh'
The recall has expanded from 69,000 pounds of potentially contaminated meat to nearly 12 million pounds following a series of complaints
According to animal welfarists, the phenomenon stems from selectively breeding birds to grow so massive, so quickly, that they can barely support their weight
Campaigners fear the drugs could cause resistance to antibiotics that are medically important for humans
French rapper Stomy Bugsy visited the facility with global activist organization DxE. He described the conditions as 'hell' for the animals - saying it was even worse than he expected
They wanted to bring attention to the millions of birds who suffer and are killed every year
Workers can be seen punching, shoving or throwing birds. The footage also documents birds slowly drowning in stunning baths
The chef later apologized for her misunderstanding of the term 'plant-based'
The program is harmful to both animals and humans
The activists are faced with felony charges and over $1.3 million bond
The Cajun Navy and a number of volunteers came to the animals' aid
The move was part of a campaign by animal protection organization Compassion Over Killing
Thousands of people complained about the proposals
The code has been updated as part of a raft of animal welfare reforms
The proposed farm has been described as 'horrific'
Undercover investigators captured the grim footage
An activist was arrested after trying to save one of the animals
The virus causes severe diarreah, vomitting, and sometimes death
According to sources, they were 'ending the animals' suffering'
Campaigners have called for the improved treatment of animals
Campaigners say the retailer has failed to deliver on its commitment to sell 100 percent higher welfare, fresh own-label chicken
The company that owns the farm supplies meat to a number of UK retailers and eateries
Campaigners said the chain has 'great power' over animals' lives
The farms supplies the 'Big & Fresh' brand which is sold in Tesco, Asda and Morrisons
But activists wants to make sure new codes are properly enforced
Local and national campaigners fought the proposals
The chef said he wouldn't feed the animals to his children
"We have more demand than we can meet from all sides of the business," the CEO revealed
Many deaths were linked to suffocation due to being crammed into transportation crates
The supermarket claims the findings were more likely to be testicles
Camera footage showed overcrowded hens strangled by being wedged in cages
The scene was described by a bystander as 'distressing'
Why do so many people only value animal life in terms of the financial value?
Pictures show chicken crammed into cages
But there's no such thing as 'humane' killing
The 'request sheds light on an inherently violent industry with no regard for sentient life', blasts PETA
The investigation discovered that top retailers including M&S may have sold their customers out of date products
Eating chicken is a barbaric practice that destroys both your health and the planet
The long-awaited follow-up to Supersize Me has not been universally loved
Meat eaters don't like to be reminded they are eating an animal
Narrator Geoff Regier says 'I wish people could see what I've seen'
The footage was taken by charity Mercy for Animals
This is the public’s first view of the horrific animal cruelty involved in producing eggs from caged hens.