Chickens left hanging upside down after being stunned while bacteria thrives

The South African Poultry Association says rolling blackouts interrupt the line production process as chickens are left hanging upside down after being stunned.

They also say bacteria thrive when there is no electricity to keep the poultry cold.

The Money Show presenter Bruce Whitfield interviewed Kevin Lovell, CEO of the Southern African Poultry Association.

Scroll down to listen to the audio.

Load shedding makes it impossible for us to ensure that we slaughter the animals without pain.

Kevin Lovell, CEO of the Southern African Poultry Association

We can’t use generators at slaughter houses; they use too much electricity.

Kevin Lovell, CEO of the Southern African Poultry Association

This article first appeared on 702 : Chickens left hanging upside down after being stunned while bacteria thrives


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