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Undercover video shows alleged abuse at pig farm
SEATTLE -- Disturbing undercover video released by an animal rights group alleges animal cruelty at one of the nation's largest pig farms.
The video shows piglets being tossed like footballs, sows housed in cages not much bigger than their bodies and pigs covered in ruptures and sores.
Animal rights group Mercy for Animals shot undercover video at Iowa Select Farms, which sells its pork to Costco. The group claims the treatment of animals seen in the footage is unacceptable, and the farm's own veterinarian agrees.