Kenny Torrella

Kenny Torrella is the director of communications at Mercy For Animals.

Articles by this author

"Chickens raised and slaughtered for meat, known as “broiler chickens” by the poultry industry, are bred to grow so large, so fast, that many cannot even walk without pain." (Photo: Mike Mozart/flickr/cc) Views
Thursday, April 05, 2018
McDonald's Once Made Progress on Animal Welfare, But Has Now Fallen to the Back of the Pack
In late March, as the million-plus New York Times print subscribers sat down to breakfast and cracked open their newspapers, they probably weren’t expecting a full-page advertisement calling out McDonald’s for its abuse of chickens. After all, a few years earlier the company had been praised for...
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Friday, January 27, 2017
The Big (Ag) Cover-Up: Will Factory Farming Finally Stop Its Culture of Abuse?
Last year, the investigator working undercover at New England’s largest egg farm found rows and rows of chickens packed tightly into cages so small they were unable to even extend their wings. He found dead ones—mummified and flattened like pancakes—sharing cage space with live hens who continued...
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