featurette_sydney-australia

News

3 Hot Button Animal-Welfare Issues in Australia

The past year has been an active period for animal-welfare advocates across the Commonwealth, with critical issues being addressed by the media and government.

VND.CowMotherBaby

News

EU Activists Launch Dairy-Cow Welfare Campaign

Compassion in World Farming and Ben and Jerry’s hope to enact a law that would mandate higher welfare standards.

horse.grazing

News

Congressional Committee Passes Horse-Slaughter Ban

Following its initial approval, the measure will move to the entire House, then the Senate, for further consideration.

GavelBook

News

Organization Sues FDA Over Animal Antibiotics

A conservationist group is taking legal action due to the agency’s failure to give it access to crucial documents.

VND.woman.laptop

News

New Vegan Web Series Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Eatin’ Vegan hopes to raise enough money to cover initial production costs and move toward a sustainable business model.

law

News

Rhode Island Passes Farm-Animal Welfare Bill

The new law includes provisions that prohibit the use of sow gestation crates and the practice of cow tail docking.

foodstamps

News

Vegans Advocate for Healthier Food-Stamp Choices

Author Rory Freedman and PCRM recently discussed the nutritional limitations of the food-stamp program.

BehindBarsVND

News

Owner of Backyard Butchery Faces Criminal Charges

Roberto Celedon pleaded guilty to animal cruelty after authorities raided his illegal backyard slaughter operation.

VND.pills

News

New Survey Says Americans Want Antibiotic-Free Meat

According to Consumers Union, the majority of US consumers want more antibiotic-free meat at their supermarkets.

cows

News

NY Politician Calls for Better Treatment of Dairy Cows

Responding to a recent PETA undercover investigation, State Senator Tony Avella is appealing for welfare reforms.

chickens1

News

Probiotics Curb Bacterial Infections in Chickens

According to a report in the journal Zoonoses and Public Health, probiotics may help reduce food-borne illness.

sonic_VND

News

Drive-In Chain Sonic Eliminating Gestation Crates

The fast-food chain hopes to phase out its use of the small cages in favor of more humane group housing systems.

Load more