Thursday, November 17, 2016

Calves Dragged and Face-Branded for Leather Car Interiors - PETA video

What is the true price of leather? A PETA video exposé featuring investigative footage from the nongovernmental organization Repórter Brasil of several cattle ranches in Brazil supplying JBS S.A.—the largest leather processor in the world—reveals that gentle cows and bulls were branded on the face, electroshocked, and beaten before finally being slaughtered to be made into the leather interiors offered by the world’s largest car companies. It takes an average of three cows’ hides to cover the interior of a standard car. Here’s a look at what you could be supporting if you buy a GM, Toyota, or Volkswagen car among others with seats, steering wheels, and gearshifts covered with leather...more

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