VegNews Daily

Video Shows Horse Slaughterhouse Guilty of Abuse

Undercover footage exposes United Kingdom horse abattoir Red Lion for abuse and illegal slaughter procedures.

Last week, horse DNA was found in Tesco hamburgers, and now United Kingdom horse abattoir Red Lion has been exposed for cruel practices. Footage collected by the Hillside Animal Sanctuary shows horses struck with sticks and the illegal practice of slaughtering a horse in front of others; Welfare of Animals Regulations 1995 states horses may not be visible to one another during slaughter because of the psychological stress it causes the animals. Craig Kirby of the UK’s Food Standard Agency says, “The FSA takes animal welfare at slaughter very seriously … and take action when we see breaches of the legislation." Two of the abattoir’s employees lost their licenses.

Queen of England Awards Vegan Chocolate Company

Annual award is given to businesses that demonstrate excellence in growth and export earnings.
Read More »

Russell Simmons Pens Open Letter to Pope

Music mogul tells Pope Francis that animal agriculture is "senseless and unholy."
Read More »

Largest Producer in US Recalls 4.5 Million Pounds of Chicken

Pilgrim's Pride issues massive recall of products due to contamination with wood, rubber, plastic, and metal.
Read More »

Pie Five Pizza Brings More Vegan Options to Kansas

Former Applebee's CEO's vegan-friendly pizza shop to open 10th location in Kansas on Friday.
Read More »

This Weekend's VegFest LA Expects Record Attendance

VegFest Los Angeles will offer up international vegan food, animal adoptions, and an eco-marketplace.
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 »