NPR reported today that The Yulin Dog Meat Festival is going on as scheduled, despite international protest.
Are the American Egg Board and other federal checkoff programs Freedom of Information Act exempt? They think so.
If you have been to a Chipotle lately, you may have noticed something missing: Chipotle Pork Carnitas.
Washington State might be progressive when it comes to passing laws that allow the use of recreational cannabis, but it’s taking a turn back in time towards oppressing its residents freedom of speech with one of the first proposed laws of 2015: House Bill 1104—an “ag-gag” bill sponsored by state Reps. Joe Schmick (R-Colfax) and and J.T. Wilcox (R-Yelm) that will make it illegal to record audio or video of activity taking place inside Washington factory farms without consent.
We have the power to change lives for farm workers and end slaughterhouse cruelty by making more mindful food choices.
In a recent article published in Beef Magazine, readers were warned that while ISIS may be a threat to our freedom all the way over in the Middle East, we have other, much more serious dangers closer to home: namely animal welfare advocates.
The Animal Welfare Institute and Farm Sanctuary have brought a petition to the USDA over the treatment of poultry during slaughter, reports AP. The groups have data showing that hundreds of thousands of chickens are dropped into scalding tanks while alive every year, despite humane slaughter rules.
Most of the meat you eat comes from factory farming. Peruse this infographic to learn why you should care and what you can do given your new knowledge.
Backyard chickens are a big part of the local food movement, but there’s a dark side to urban chicken-keeping that folks don’t talk so much about.
Agribusiness whistleblower and vegan advocacy group Mercy For Animals presents Farm to Fridge, narrated by Oscar-nominee James Cromwell.
Let’s take a look at some of the highlights from the Animal Rights 2012 National Conference.
Recap of the National Animal Rights Conference presented with mixed feelings, but also with the understanding that a mixed bag is okay too.
“Juliette is fourteen years old and she is on a mission to save elephants. After single-handedly raising funds Juliette embarks on a life-altering journey to South East Asia to meet and work with her hero Lek, ‘The Elephant Lady’.”