Keep Sick, Suffering Calves Off the Slaughter Line
Action link (Petition) – https://www.aspca.org/form/usda-veal?ms=em_new_form-usdaveal-20150605&initialms=em_new_form-usdaveal-20150605&utm_source=newsalertemail_20150605&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsalert
Proposed Federal Rule for Non-ambulatory, Disabled Veal Calves
Sponsor: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), a division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
ASPCA Position: Support.
Action Needed: Please use the form below to urge FSIS to protect calves from further cruelty by moving forward and issuing this rule as proposed.
Back in 2013, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced its intention to enact a rule banning the slaughter (for veal) of calves who are too sick, injured or weak to stand. The formal language that would turn this from good intention to law has recently been drafted, and the USDA is accepting public comments until mid-July. Please join the ASPCA in supporting this rule.
It’s already illegal to slaughter adult cattle who are in such obviously poor condition, but…
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