Echuca abattoir agrees to CCTV after cruelty investigations launched

ECHUCA’S Riverside Meats will support the installation of 24-hour CCTV surveillance of its meat processing facility with independent monitoring after authorities launched investigations over animal cruelty complaints. Riverside Meats managing director Chris Peat said the Peat family was disturbed and saddened by the actions captured on video by animal welfare activists. “Animals deserve better treatment. “We are a farming family with enormous respect for our animals,” he said. “This is distressing to us, and we will take action.” In a statement released tonight, the company said it understood the position taken by Animals Australia, and the important role they play…

Source: Beef Central
Echuca abattoir agrees to CCTV after cruelty investigations launched