COVID outbreaks at Vion in Boxtel: a summary
The slaughterhouse in Boxtel saw an outbreak of covid-19 but was never closed down like other hotpots. In this article we summarise what happened these months.
Shut Down VION! under repression...
You would think that a government that claims to care about its citizens and the environment would rather get rid of Vion, and at the very least monitor it closely. But no, the authorities prefer to focus on the activists who are denouncing all this.
Blockade of corona hotspot Vion
On Tuesday, March 30, we blocked the entrance to Vion in Boxtel and stopped animals going to slaughter. Four activists were arrested and Vion can just continue with murder and exploitation.
German Vion workers on strike
At Vion's slaughterhouse in Landshut, Germany, workers launched strikes Wednesday. We are in solidarity with the strikers against Vion, we hope that their colleagues in Boxtel and other branches will also take action.
The invisible polluter
Milieudefensie conducted a research into the climate impact of the three largest meat and dairy multinationals of the Netherlands. And of course meat giant Vion is amongst them...