PETA Footage Puts Kosher Slaughterhouse on Defensive

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An exterior view of the Agriprocessors slaughterhouse in Postville,Iowa.

An exterior view of the Agriprocessors slaughterhouse in Postville, Iowa. Greg Allen, NPR hide caption

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A grisly videotape recorded inside a kosher slaughterhouse depicts what the animal rights group PETA calls shocking images of animal cruelty. But people in Iowa and kosher authorities are expressing support for the owners of the slaughterhouse. NPR's Greg Allen reports.

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Web site for one of the groups that certifies kosher slaughter. Orthodox Union is defending Agriprocessors.

Web site documents the group's undercover investigation of the Agriprocessors kosher slaughterhouse in Iowa. Note: This Web site contains graphic video footage shot inside the plant.



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