I’ll never forget the way they looked up at me. They all shared the same look of helplessness and fear.”

Not only does the footage obtained capture workers violently punching, beating and kicking pigs and leaving them to suffer with untreated illnesses and injuries, but it also shines a light on horrifying practices that are considered standard in the industry, including the use of gestation crates, which confine sows so tightly they can’t move or turn around, ripping out piglets’ testicles and cutting their teeth without anesthesia, and thumping, which is killing piglets by smashing their heads into the ground.