Authorities Shut Down Brome Lake Ducks Ltd. Slaughterhouse for Cruelty to Ducks

On September 4, 2020, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) suspended the licence of Brome Lake Ducks Ltd., a duck slaughterhouse in Asbestos, Quebec. The CFIA stated that Brome Lake Ducks had illegally abused ducks by failing to comply with the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations by handling ducks and using slaughter equipment in a... Read more » Animal Justice
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Federal Government Hands Out Cash for Cruel Foie Gras Industry PR Initiative

The federal government announced a new subsidy this week to help promote the cruel foie gras industry in Quebec. According to a government news release, the Department of Agriculture and Agri-foods is giving $123,000 to Deschambault Animal Science Research Centre to research foie gras production, including the “optimal feed intake for ducks.” The government also claims... Read more » Animal Justice
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