Advocacy Group Complaint Alleges that Pork Producer’s Truck Driver Beat Pigs During Delivery for Slaughter

Animal Partisan filed a private criminal complaint against Leidy’s, Inc. (“Leidy”), a Pennsylvania pork producer, over the alleged abuse of pigs during delivery for slaughter. The complaint asks the court to charge the company and its driver with violation of Pennsylvania’s animal cruelty law in connection with an event documented by a U.S. Department of Agriculture inspector who allegedly witnessed the Leidy driver beating pigs with a paddle.