Animal Rights Group Files Criminal Misdemeanor Affidavits Against Tyson and Six Employees

October 28, 2015

For the third time since July, food industry giant Tyson Foods Inc. has been the target of an undercover animal cruelty investigation by Los Angeles-based Mercy for Animals.

This time, the animal rights group has signed affidavits against Tyson Foods and six of its employees, hoping it can get misdemeanor criminal charges to stick. And Mercy for Animals has brought more than the usual attention to its work by producing a video of its findings narrated by actress Candice Bergen.

In its video taken at a Tyson slaughterhouse outside of Carthage, MS, Mercy for Animals presented evidence showing:

Workers punching, throwing, beating,…