Farmer John Targeted by World Farm Animals Day Protest

By EGP Staff Report

(EGP photo by Nancy Martinez)

(EGP photo by Nancy Martinez)

Over 100 animal-rights activist protested outside the Farmer Johns chicken procession facility in Vernon Saturday to commemorate World Day for Farm Animals (pictured), officially observed on Oct.2. Saturday’s peaceful protest did not require any action by police, said Vernon Police Chief Danielle Calleros. However, the demonstration did cause the facility to remain on lockdown throughout the day, preventing some employees from going to work.

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2 Responses to “Farmer John Targeted by World Farm Animals Day Protest”

  1. Maggie on October 7th, 2013 12:16 pm

    Please get the facts straight. Farmer John is a pig slaughterhouse, not a chicken slaughterhouse. There are pigs on the posters, the wall mural has pigs on it and the activist is wearing a PIG mask! Please do your research.

  2. World Day for Farmed Animals: An International Success! » FARM Blog on October 9th, 2013 12:28 pm

    [...] and  media here in the U.S. covered demonstrations in Milwaukee, Chicago, Toronto, New York, Los Angeles, DC, and Salisbury (MD). Additionally, the campaign was featured in two popular Huffington Post [...]

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