Tyson, McDonald’s Cut Ties With TN Chicken Farm After Video Showing Abuse

August 28, 2015

Two major food corporations with well-known brands to protect have cut ties with a Tennessee chicken farm that finds itself the latest target of an animal abuse investigation by Los Angeles-based Mercy for Animals.

First Tyson Foods Inc., which contracted with the Tennessee farm to raise chickens, and then McDonald’s, which is supplied with chicken by Tyson, announced they would have no more to do with T&S Farm in Dukedom, TN.

That’s where an undercover video produced for Mercy for Animals shows a man clubbing and stabbing chickens using a wooden pole with a large spike attached to the end…