Animal Group Says Don’t Pig Out On L.A. ‘Dodger Dogs’

Corcpork keeps pregnant and nursing pigs in stalls that are too small, leading the pigs to experience boredom, isolation and a constant cycle of pregnancy. – lawsuit papers

May 15, 2007 – TheScroogeReport.com Post

LOS ANGELES – Dodger Dogs may be a culinary tradition at Dodger Stadium, but animal rights activists said Monday the Major League Baseball team should cut ties with the frankfurters’ meat supplier, citing concerns over the treatment of pigs.

The Animal Legal Defense Fund sent a letter to Dodgers owner Frank McCourt, notifying him that Farmer John, which supplies hot dogs to Dodger Stadium, and its meat supplier, Corcpork Inc., are being sued for allegedly raising pigs in confined spaces.

Corcpork keeps pregnant and nursing pigs in stalls that are too small, leading the pigs to experience boredom, isolation and a constant cycle of pregnancy, according to the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s lawsuit filed in Sonoma County Superior Court in January.

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