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Washington Insider
Wed May 8, 2013 02:56 PM CDT

Many livestock and dairy producers are concerned about growing potential threats from undercover advocacy group members who infiltrate a farm or meat packing plant staff to film highly selected events. From that vantage point, they video selected moments of alleged staff cruelty, or seems to do so and use the footage in an effort to discredit livestock operations.

Some states have attempted to pass laws that limit or prevent such intrusions, but the efforts show the producers as defensive at best and even guilty in some cases. As a result, the meat industry is scrambling to ...

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