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Investigation Shows Cruelty Of “Humane” Chicken

Baby chicks are thrown onto an assembly line and ground up alive in a recently-released undercover video.

Chicken producer Bell & Evans markets its products as humanely raised, noting on its website that each bird is “compassionately handled, in a minimal-stress environment, throughout their lives,” but an undercover investigation conducted by the animal-welfare organization Compassion Over Killing tells a different story. The footage from a Bell & Evans factory taken this year, posted on the COK’s website, shows newborn chickens being thrown onto an assembly line like inanimate objects while the sick are discarded and ground up alive. COK reports that nearly 20 million chicks will be born in that Bell & Evans facility each year, and with no legislation to prevent them from facing this inhumane life and death, the most effective course of action is to abstain from eating animals altogether

Major Cattle Feedlot Closes After 60 Years

One of Canada's largest cattle operations, Western Feedlots, cannot stay in business because of poor market conditions.
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Sacramento Goes Meatless for Paul McCartney

California's capital ditches meat on Mondays, adds veg options at music venue, and challenges local chefs to go vegan.
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Historic Prison Sentence for Animal Abusers

Atrocious abuses of pregnant pigs caught on film lead to indictment of El Escobar Farm workers in Murcia, Spain.
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Vegan Food Truck Launches "Sexiest Vegans" Calendar

Detroit's Shimmy Shack partnered with animal sanctuary to promote veganism through a pinup calendar.
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Hard Rock Cafe Debuts Meatless Menu

In honor of World Vegetarian Month, the chain will roll out its first North American meat-free menu at 42 locations.
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