VegNews Daily

Pig Facility Pollution to Blame for Fish Deaths

A pig slaughterhouse is Sioux Center, IA has been revealed as the source of water pollutants responsible for killing thousands of fish.

Following the death of a large fish population in the West Branch of the Floyd River, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources traced the source of a polluting discharge to a Sioux Center, IA pig slaughterhouse. Runoff from the Sioux-Preme Packing Company contaminated at least nine miles of the river running downstream from the farm, where concentrated ammonia levels were found in the water. The investigation began after a local resident reported stressed fish in clouded water over the October 27 weekend. The estimated death toll of the fish is in the thousands. In July, The Humane Society of the United States announced its intention to sue 51 pig facilities following the unreported release of ammonia pollutants.

Yard House Adds “The Vegan Burger” to Menu

All-vegan option added amongst Gardein-rich veg-friendly menu.
Read More »

Jamba Juice Opens Vegan-Friendly Eatery

Pasadena, CA will be home to a revamped Jamba Juice serving vegan-friendly food and drinks in a café setting.
Read More »

Cruelty Exposed at Eggland's Best Supplier

Animal-rights group Mercy For Animals calls for supplier to country's largest egg distributors to go cage-free after investigation.
Read More »

Great Vegan Pie Contest Hits NYC

Best vegan pie among local bakers will be selected at New York City's V Spot Organic on Monday.
Read More »

Schwarzenegger and Cameron Urge Public to Cut Meat

Terminator actor and director team up for a public service announcement to urge Americans and Chinese to eat less meat.
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 »