Summer Wind Farms License Revocation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) revoked the federal Animal Welfare Act (AWA) exhibitor license of Summer Wind Farms Sanctuary, where a PETA eyewitness exposé revealed chronic neglect. The USDA ordered the Brown City roadside zoo to sell or donate most of the animals there to other facilities, and if it fails to do so by September 30, it will face a fine of $25,000.

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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind