Investigation uncovers how turkeys are treated in slaughterhouses
Published Saturday, October 22, 2016 8:00PM EDT
W5 investigates how turkeys get to your plate. Undercover footage from the animal rights group Mercy for Animals reveals the what goes on in the slaughterhouse. It may look cruel -- but as W5 discovered under Canada's laws -- it is entirely legal.
Watch the episode in our video player above, available after 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, Oct. 22.
Sofina Foods Inc. statement after reviewing the hidden camera video
Canadian Food Inspection Agency response to request for data on issues of non-compliance at Sofina Foods Inc.'s turkey processing facility in Abbotsford, B.C.
Canadian Food Inspection Agency list of 18 federally-registered turkey slaughter establishments, including 3 that use controlled atmosphere stunning/slaughter
Canadian Food Inspection Agency response to interview request sent to CFIA President regarding turkey slaughter in Canada