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Undercover Video: Workers Abuse Cows At Supplier For Nestle [UPDATED]

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[Update: DiGiorno has dropped their contractwith the Wiese Brothers Farm since the release of the video.]

National nonprofit Mercy For Animals released some seriously disturbing footage that was taped on a cattle farm that manufactures dairy for DiGiorno, a pizza company that's owned by Glendale-based Nestlé USA. The video shows cows viciously beaten, kicked, stabbed, in some of the must inhumane, filthy conditions.

The footage was recorded via hidden camera, and it's admittedly so despicable that it brought us to tears. The farm is based in Wisconsin, and supplies cheese to DiGiorno.

Not only does the video make us never want to pick up the delivery pizza alternative, but it's making us consider this whole vegan thing. Hey, if Bey and Jay can do it, so can we. Of course the real question is if DiGiorno will do something after the video hits the inter webs. In N Out said "no" to abused cattle meat, so it's not impossible to expect the same from a local brand.

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