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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

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PETA Wants Roadside Memorial For Cows

Should cows that died on Illinois roadways be remembered with a roadside memorial? PETA says yes.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2012

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Animal Rights Group Wants Highway Memorial For Dead Cows

An animal rights group wants Illinois to install highway signs in memory of cattle that died when trucks hauling them flipped in two separate wrecks.

12/30/2011

A semi truck hauling cattle crashed and flipped over on a ramp leading from I-80 to I-294 on May 22, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

More Than Dozen Cows Die In I-80 Semi Wreck

A south suburban interstate ramp was reopened Sunday night, eight hours after a semi truck hauling cattle overturned — leaving more than a dozen dead animals and others roaming the road.

05/23/2011

A semi truck hauling cattle crashed and flipped over on a ramp leading from I-80 to I-294 on May 22, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Semi Flips Over, Leaving Cows On Highway

A south suburban interstate ramp remains closed Sunday afternoon more than five hours after semi truck hauling cattle overturned — killing some of the livestock and leaving others to roam the road.

05/22/2011