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Emanuel Exports – the company exposed on 60 Minutes for
its shocking live transport conditions captured by Animals Australia – has officially
had its license suspended.

Exposé

At the time of the exposé, a
Twitter post from 60 Minutes Australia showed images of animals on board an
Emanuel Exports ship en route to the Middle East.

Amidst a five-day heat wave, the
animals would ‘cook from the inside out’.

The caption read: “Ship records
show that on the second day, 880 sheep die.

“That’s one death every two
minutes.”

Suspension

A Facebook post has now been made by Animals
Australia celebrating the suspension – as it marks a move away from long-haul
live export. 

It reads: “As of right now, Emanuel Exports can not load a
*single animal* on their ships.

“What you’re doing is WORKING.”

Petition

The post also urged users to help ‘make this
permanent’ – and save thousands of sheep from needless death during such trips.

Those who’d like to support the cause can sign
a petition on the Animals Australia website. 

Emily Court

Emily Court is a writer and content creator published in Plant Based News, Raise Vegan, Living Vegan and The Financial Diet. A self-described "recovering vegan hothead," she is now a pragmatic member of Vancouver's vibrant and growing plant-powered community. Hailing from Halifax, Nova Scotia, she holds a BA in Spanish and certificate in Intercultural Communication from Dalhousie University, where her thesis focused on topics of cultural and gender-based discrimination....