Activists on the Tönnies factory: Söder agriculture wants to turn, according to the Bavarian model

Prime Minister Markus Söder (CSU) called for Germany to an agricultural turn, according to the Bavarian model. The farmers in Bavaria placed great value on the

Activists on the Tönnies factory: Söder agriculture wants to turn, according to the Bavarian model

Prime Minister Markus Söder (CSU) called for Germany to an agricultural turn, according to the Bavarian model. The farmers in Bavaria placed great value on the love of the animal and on the quality of the products. "Why don't we put more in Germany, on the smaller farms and support them, than to have the large agricultural factories" asked Söder on Saturday via Twitter-spread video message. "Agro-Ecology instead of Agro-capitalism – this could be a way for the future." Many citizens are also willing to spend more money. "It's not meant to be, that meat is infinitely expensive, it should be affordable for everyone."

"More money for Agriculture, but for a change towards Agro-Ecology", called Söder more. The farmers would get more ways to organize your stables and animal welfare and still remain economical. "This is our Bavarian way, maybe it can be also a way in Germany."

activists occupy Tönnies slaughterhouse

Meanwhile, activists have protested at the site in Rheda-Wiedenbrück in the meat processor Tönnies. They demanded from early Saturday morning, on posters, about "enough of the exploitation of man and animal," a police spokesman said. All the course "so far peaceful". The activists belong to the Alliance "Together against the animal industry".

Four activists had shown on the roof of the operation of a poster, more demonstrators have built tents in the driveway of the meat operation, and these blocks, it said. Some Protesters had chained themselves with Bicycle locks together, reported the German press Agency. The police said a total of about 25 activists.

The Alliance called for a permanent closure of the abattoir. Participants unfurled a banner reading "Shut down animal industry" from the roof of the plant. For 11.30 was logged in also, a rally in front of the slaughterhouse, as stated in a press release of the Alliance.

new infections decline

In the Tönnies-location had the Coronavirus is so prevalent that regional severe restrictions on the population of the districts of Gütersloh and Warendorf were imposed. The cases of infection in slaughterhouses in a blow threw light on the working conditions and contracts for Work and services in the industry.

Updated Date: 04 July 2020, 12:20

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