Tesco suspends goat's milk supplier over animal abuse

August 1, 2020 EcoVadis ‏‏‎


Tesco has suspended a supplier and launched an investigation after footage emerged of animals being maltreated at a farm producing goat’s milk.

Animal rights group Surge claimed it obtained footage of goats at St Helen’s Farm in east Yorkshire being hit by workers, having their tails twisted and being pulled by their ears and legs.

The abuse took place as the animals were placed on a conveyor belt to have their hooves trimmed, a process necessary because they are kept inside their whole lives and their hooves do not wear down naturally, said Surge.


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