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Documentary Shows Life of an Undercover Investigator

New film highlights the experience of an activist‘s time on a factory farm.

Animal-rights organization Mercy For Animals has released a 10-minute documentary called What Cody Saw that details factory-farm atrocities witnessed by an undercover investigator named Cody Carlson. The video highlights veganism, the philosophy behind standing up to cruelty, and graphic footage of standard practices Carlson saw. These practices included a lack of veterinary care, mutilation without painkillers, fish being skinned alive, bodies mangled from cages, babies separated from their mothers at only a few days old, and the use of small pens and cages such as gestation crates. “This was like seeing something straight out of a horror film, only it was real, and it was going on every single day,” Carlson said. In 2012, Carlson wrote an extensive VegNews piece about his experiences on these farms.

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Fake Sanctuary Scams Vegans for More than $35,000

Suspect Trey West allegedly took advantage of animal lovers using a falsified GoFundMe campaign under the name Friends Not Food Sanctuary.
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Boiling Live Lobsters Now Illegal in Switzerland

The country recognizes the sentience of lobsters and bans transporting aquatic species on ice or any other unnatural environment.
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The Spread Eagle Becomes London's First Vegan Pub

The plant-based bar opens this week as the first fully vegan establishment of its kind in London—a city where compassionate eating and drinking continue to boom.
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Brooklyn Brand Debuts Vegan Aquafaba Butter

Vegan brand Fora's new product Faba Butter—made from recycled chickpea brine and coconut oil—is perfect for making crispy croissants.
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Quorn Debuts Vegan Ham Deli Slices

The vegan-friendly brand joins Beyond Sausage in making animal-derived pork obsolete.
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This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

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