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Truck Crash Prompts PETA Memorial for Chickens

For Speedy Launch:
June 21, 2022

David Perle 202-483-7382

Calgary, Alberta – To memorialize the 7,000 chickens who skilled ache and terror when the truck carrying them overturned on June 15 on the intersection of 52nd Road S.E. and 114th Avenue S.E. earlier than they have been presumably packed again up and despatched on to slaughter, PETA plans to put a sky-high message close to the crash website proclaiming, “See the Particular person. Go Vegan.

“As if being killed and carved up for meals weren’t horrific sufficient, these chickens endured the extra terror of being trapped in an overturned truck,” says PETA Senior Director Danielle Katz. “PETA’s memorial will encourage anybody disturbed by the considered these animals struggling on the roadside or underneath the slaughterhouse knife to go vegan.”

Chickens killed for his or her flesh are crammed by the tens of hundreds into filthy sheds and bred to develop such unnaturally massive higher our bodies that their legs typically change into crippled underneath the load. On the slaughterhouse, their throats are reduce, typically whereas they’re nonetheless acutely aware, and lots of are scalded to dying in defeathering tanks.

Every one who goes vegan saves the lives of almost 200 chickens, cows, pigs, and different animals yearly and helps stop future epidemics and pandemics. Confining and killing animals for meals has been linked to SARS, swine flu, fowl flu, and COVID-19.

PETA notes that there have been a minimum of 76 crashes or fires involving vans carrying animals used for meals final 12 months.

PETA—whose motto reads, partially, that “animals aren’t ours to eat”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview. For extra info, please go to or observe the group on Twitter, Fb, or Instagram.



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