World News – USA – Fox Business presenter says she got « punk » by being an animal rights activist on the air


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Fox Business Presenter Maria BartiromoMaria Sara BartiromoGeorgia Gov. . Kemp Attends White House Christmas Party Despite Trump Attacks Wisconsin officially declares Biden won the election after GOP lawmakers said he was labeled a « traitor » by people close to him for acknowledging Biden’s victory. after interviewing an animal rights activist who claimed he was the CEO of pork producer and food processing company Smithfield Foods.

The segment at the beginning of the show was featured as an interview with CEO Dennis Organ about the process of distributing coronavirus vaccines to the company’s food workers that had coronavirus cases broke out at one of its plants.

As it later emerged, Bartiromo actually spoke to Direct Action Everywhere activist Matt Johnson, who continued to act as organ for the nearly six-minute interview.

During the segment, Johnson, as a body, said the food company had a number of abuses relating to public health, animals, the environment, and its own employees, adding that « The first change under my leadership was transparency and sometimes Brutality is honesty. ”

« The truth is that in addition to the outbreaks at our plants, our industry poses a serious threat to effectively triggering the next pandemic. CDC data shows that three out of four infectious diseases come from animals, and conditions on our farms can sometimes be petri dishes for new diseases, ”he added.

At the end of her show « Mornings With Maria » on Wednesday, Bartiromo said she had « an important correction to make ». ”

« It looks like we’re punk, » she began. “At the beginning of the program, I interviewed someone who claims to be the CEO of Smithfield Foods, Dennis Organ. We have since learned that this wasn’t Dennis Organ, but a scammer who made false claims about the company. He’s someone who has absolutely no relationship with Smithfield Foods. « 

« We apologize to Dennis Organ, Smithfield Foods, and our audience for this mistake, » continued Bartiromo. “We will of course be more vigilant. ”

Direct Action Everywhere, an international grassroots organization of animal rights activists, said in a press release on Wednesday that the appearance was part of the group’s “No More Factory Farms” campaign to urge government officials to “proactively prevent future pandemics from outbreaks through Introduction of a moratorium prohibiting the construction of new factory farms and slaughterhouses. ”

The organization added that Johnson led an investigation earlier this year that uncovered and ultimately ended the practice of mass murders of pigs at Iowa Select Farms, a major pork supplier.

In August Johnson led a demonstration calling Smithfield Foods in Smithfield, Virginia « The Worlds Shittiest Company ». , City assembly, next to the company headquarters.

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World News – USA – Fox Business presenter says she is « punk’d » by animal rights on the air activist


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