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In a story in last week’s issue, we inadvertently left a word out of a quote from Farm Sanctuary’s response to the decision by USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service to deny the organization’s petition on extending protections to downer pigs, sheep and goats (see FCN March 22, 2013, Page 23). The statement should have read that “every year, hundreds of thousands of pigs arrive at slaughterhouses so sick or injured that they can’t even walk off the truck.” We apologize for the omission.


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