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Animal Abuse Allegations Prompt Nestle To Cut Ties With Wis. Dairy Farm

Nestle has informed a Wisconsin supplier of cheese for its DiGorno and Jack’s frozen pizzas it will no longer accept it’s cheese after an animal rights group documented the abuse of cows.

12/10/2013

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PETA Urges Tough Prosecution Of Alleged Teen Kitten Killer

An animal rights group is urging prosecutors in East Chicago to punish an Indiana teenager who allegedly killed three kittens with a bow and arrow, reports WBBM’s Lisa Fielding.

08/27/2013

An animal rights group went undercover to document the treatment of cows at Bettencourt Dairy. (Credit: Mercy For Animals)

Kraft Foods Supplier Target Of Animal Abuse Charges

An animal rights group says it documented a “culture of cruelty and neglect” at a dairy that is a major supplier to Northfield-based Kraft Foods.

10/10/2012

Kevin Taylor, 33, has been sentenced to 3 years in prison on 62 charges of animal cruelty and dog fighting. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Man Gets 3 Years For Running South Suburban Dogfighting Ring

Police called it one of the worst animal abuse cases in Illinois and on Wednesday, after four years, a 33-year-old man was sentenced to 3 years in prison on dozens of charges of animal abuse.

CBS 2–12/14/2011

Animal Sanctuary Needs £200,000 To Avoid Closure

Group Ranks Illinois No. 1 For Laws Against Animal Cruelty

For the fourth year straight, a California-based advocacy group says Illinois is “the very best of the best” state in the country for the strength of its laws against animal cruelty.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2011