VegNews Daily

Abuse Video Leads to Shutdown of CA Slaughterhouse

The USDA halts operations of Central Valley Meat Co. after watching an undercover video taken inside the slaughterhouse.

Central Valley Meat Co., owned by Brian and Lawrence Coelho, was shut down yesterday due to violating the US Department of Agriculture’s handling regulations. Animal-welfare group Compassion Over Killing exposed the cruel environment inside the California-based slaughterhouse to the USDA last Friday. An undercover investigator, employed by Central Valley Meat Co., filmed this video over a two-week period in June. The graphic video reveals slaughterhouse employees suffocating a cow, propelling a fully conscious cow hanging by one leg on a conveyor lift, and kicking the animals to walk toward their slaughter. COK will release the video on its website sometime today.

Coconut Milk Market to Grow by 15 Percent Annually

The plant-based milk sector is expected to boom due to increasing demand for healthy alternatives to dairy.
Read More »

Vegan Art Exhibit Examines How Humans Bully Animals

Claude Jones' anthropomorphized bulldogs act out human behaviors on canvas to demonstrate the abuse and exploitation animals endure.
Read More »

SeaWorld Cuts 320 Jobs to Stay Afloat

After months of plummeting attendance and stock prices, CEO Joel Manby cuts jobs to keep the troubled company in the green.
Read More »

Non-Fish Oil Feed to Stop Forced Fish Cannibalism

Cargill develops plant-based omega-3 oil as an alternative to fish oil used to feed farmed fish.
Read More »

Tyson Sets Up $150 Million Fund for Meat Alternatives

The meat company plans to further invest in food startups that focus on meat alternatives and waste solutions.
Read More »

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.

More Videos »