VegNews Daily

New Online Feature Puts Viewers in Gestation Crate

A new interactive experience places viewers in a virtual gestation crate, revealing the torturous life of a factory-farmed pig.

Mark Middleton, the creator of the animal-themed infographics seen on animalvisuals.org, has developed a new immersive interactive experience that gives viewers a strong idea of the life of a pig confined to gestation crates. The pseudo-game is intentionally disturbing and based in part on undercover investigations by animal-welfare groups including Mercy For Animals’ footage of Walmart pork suppliers. The video has the viewer trapped in the crate and offers just four choices of things to do: lie down, gnaw on the bars, sway back and forth, or turn around (which the viewer/pig is unable to do due to the crate). The interactive feature joins the ranks of new facebook game Joy Kingdom in creating an online experience to benefit animals.

 Comments

New Report: Why SeaWorld Attendance Is Plummeting

Multiple factors—including a call to boycott from One Direction's Harry Styles—is causing the demise of the aquatic park.
Read More »

Vegan Dishes Win at the Iowa State Fair

Vegan pies, bars, soups, and salads make their mark at annual meat-and-dairy-laden fair.
Read More »

Yellowstone Bison Sent to Slaughterhouses

In order to control population at the national park, many of its resident animals end up on people’s plates.
Read More »

Flax and Sesame Seeds Help Prevent Weight Gain

Compounds found in flax and sesame seeds result in a lower weight over time.
Read More »

Chris Christie’s Speech Interrupted by Animal Activists

This past weekend, animal-rights activists protested during the presidential hopeful’s speech.
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 »