Company fired manager of farm where pigs were abused
Six people were charged this week in the investigation stemming from the video.
The Fairmont, Minn.-based company did not release the name of the manager, but a MowMar spokeswoman, Julie Becker, reportedly said that the person was not among those who have been charged.
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A video released a month ago by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) depicts workers hitting sows with metal rods, slamming piglets on a concrete floor and bragging about jamming rods into the sows.
In the statement, company officials "expressed surprise and outrage over the images of animal mistreatment."
Source: Associated Press