Hot on the heels of the Middle East revelations, there is now footage of animal cruelty to Australian cattle in Mauritius. Exporter is International Live Exports. Animals Australia, the "auditor" and recorder of the cruelty.
This is not the first time Mauritius has been in the spotlight (see VALE Media release Jan 2013). VALE called for the government to halt exports to Mauritius on the basis that ESCAS unlikely to be met there. South Africa's NSPCA has also raised concerns about live export to Mauritius.
And the Australian Live Exporters Council is calling for an industry-run quality assurance program in place of government regulation?