Elite Farm Services Ltd. and Sofina Foods Inc. both Fined for Animals Cruelty

Following a Mercy for Animals exposé released in June 2017, British Columbia-based Elite Farm Services Ltd. and Ontario-based Sofina Foods Inc. plead guilty to criminal animal cruelty for their mishandling of chickens in transport. The guilty pleas were entered in September. Now, each company has been sentenced to a $300,000 fine and three years of probation. Read the decision here.