Tag Archives: Canada

The Hidden Face of Pork

A new CETFA investigation reveals the truth about Ontario’s pig industry.  In 2011 and 2012, CETFA investigators returned to the same Ontario pig barn for 7 months and documented a shocking pattern of cruelty and neglect. Footage taken at the … Continue reading

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Lactating cows at auctions

In the field, our inspectors frequently see dairy cows who are heavily lactating and have not been milked before being brought to auction. These animals will often not be milked until much later if sold to another farm (in the … Continue reading

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Offering sanctuary – Siobhan Poole

When first learning about routine abuse of farmed animals in modern agriculture, many of us are shocked at first, then wonder what we can do to bring about change. From adopting a compassionate lifestyle to educating others, we can all … Continue reading

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Claire, a downer cow destined for slaughter

The following post was written by Anne, coordinator for CETFA’s investigations and rescue team, Western region. Claire was spotted hidden away in the back of a livestock auction, forced to lie in excrement and mud. Although she was in great … Continue reading

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Welcome to the CETFA blog!

Canadians for Ethical Treatment of Food Animals (CETFA) is Canada’s only investigation-based farm animal advocacy organization and is a registered non-profit society.  CETFA’s purpose is to promote the humane treatment of animals raised for food.  We exist to work towards … Continue reading

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