Protestors target proposed Sanderson plant

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LAUREL, Miss. – More than 100 individuals attended a Cumberland County Commissioners meeting to protest plans to build a Sanderson Farms Inc. poultry processing plant in the area, according to local news reports.

Sanderson officials visited Cumberland County, NC to gather information on a potential site, but the company has not yet made a firm commitment to build a poultry plant in Cumberland County. The company said a new facility would create 1,000 jobs.

The Cumberland County Commission will hold a public hearing before the commission decides the issue, according to an Associated Press report.
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By HB 8/22/2014 3:56:23 PM
I wouldn't be one bit surprised if the sham operation called PETA and MERCY FOR ANIMALS, was behind all the protests!

By mendoza 8/20/2014 9:35:14 PM
god said we can eat chicken. raise them by the thousands and use them to survive.

By Karen Davis 8/19/2014 4:36:35 PM
Yay! Protestors. Most important however is to stop eating chickens and other animals and not just seek to move a horrible business from one location to another. That won't go to the root of the problem. A poultry operation does not belong anywhere on Earth. Karen Davis, PhD, President of United Poultry Concerns, promoting the compassionate & respectful treatment of domestic fowl and an animal-free diet. Choose Compassion. Go Vegan.