20 Nov '11, 12am

McDonald's, Target drop one of the largest egg suppliers in the US after video depicting animal abuses goes public

McDonald's, Target drop one of the largest egg suppliers in the US after video depicting animal abuses goes public

McDonald's and Target dropped one of the largest US egg suppliers after an animal rights group released an undercover video of operations at the egg producer's farms in three states. -- PHOTO: AP MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - McDonald's and Target dropped one of the largest US egg suppliers after an animal rights group released an undercover video of operations at the egg producer's farms in three states. McDonald's Corp said on Friday it had dropped Sparboe Farms as a supplier after a video by the group Mercy for Animals showed cases of animal cruelty at five facilities in Iowa, Minnesota and Colorado. Target Corp soon followed, saying it would pull eggs from the Litchfield, Minnesota-based company off its shelves. 'Having been made aware of the unacceptable conditions in the company's egg laying facilities, effective immediately, Target will discontinue its business relationship wi...

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