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September 22, 2009

A Witness To Animal Abuse

An Iowa egg hatchery is under investigation by an egg farming cooperative due to allegations of abuse at one of its facilities. The allegations surfaced earlier this month, after an undercover investigator released videotaped footage of chicks being mutilated, thrown and scalded alive. Male chicks were ground up alive. Today, Dick Gordon talks with the undercover investigator in that case. "James" tells Dick that in order to blend in when he's on a job, he often has to participate with other workers when animals are being abused or killed. He's passionate about his job, but James says there are few perks to leading a double life.

Note: We agreed to not use James' real name because it could affect his work.

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