We are absolutely horrified at the barbaric sale of live, packaged turtles by Tesco (and other massive supermarkets most of us use) in China and demand that you set example and STOP this horrific business NOW. When you visit TESCO next time, in US or elsewhere, ask them and covey your disgust to them.
Millions of people have spent billions making Tesco what it is, but would they have if they knew of Tesco’s total disrespect for animal welfare just to make money?
Tesco is responsible for all stages of these creatures’ tortured existence from being farmed in terrible conditions, packaged in boxes to live on supermarket shelves gasping for life, to their customers’ no doubt random slaughtering techniques. When the turtles are killed in the shop they are butchered by having their heads cut off and crushed with no pre-stunning. At times they don’t die for hours.
Hold Tesco to account and join One World Wildlife in demanding that Tesco reassess their business ethics and stop selling live creatures in their supermarkets. Only a mighty effort will make them take note.
It gets worse; one can also buy live baby turtles in water as a key ring and live bull frogs, kept in heartbreaking conditions. The suffering inflicted on these animals is so extreme that if it took place in the UK, Tesco directors would undoubtedly face criminal charges. In addition to the most horrendous cruelty, the live turtle and frog trade is said to be acutely environmentally destructive, contributing to the rapid extinction of the Chinese soft shelled turtles which increasingly is being used to supplement farmed turtles.
Sign, SHARE and TWEET to the world NOW and help One World Wildlife reach 1,000,000 signings and let’s give this company a powerful message!