Animals Australia investigators have recently returned from Egypt. The evidence they gathered is damning, showing Australian cattle being subjected to brutal treatment in the country’s only two accredited abattoirs.

Footage has been provided to the Federal Department of Agriculture. As a result, Australia’s live export industry — which has consistently lauded these facilities as being state-of-the-art — is in damage control. Late tonight they announced that they have voluntarily suspended the live trade to Egypt.

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