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Mercy For Animals Convinces Popeyes to Agree to Better Chicken Welfare Standards

Popeyes is the first national chicken chain to sign the Better Chicken Commitment, which MFA President Leah Garcés hopes send a message to other chains profiting from the exploitation of animals such as KFC, McDonald’s, and Chick-fil-A.   

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Heinz Commits to Veganuary With New Vegan Slogan 

The bean company backs the campaign by changing its slogan to “Beanz Meanz Vegan” for the month of January.  

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Animal “Rescuer” Charged with Felony After 600 Animal Corpses Are Found at “Sanctuary”  

Animal-rights advocates take concerted action to bring Corinne DiLorenzo to justice after a mass animal grave was uncovered at her EARTH Animal Sanctuary in Illinois. 

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British Court Rules Veganism Is a Protected Belief System

Jordi Casamitjana makes history with his case against his former employer after a judge finds that ethical veganism is protected under law as a “philosophical belief, not just an opinion.”  

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Veganuary Expects to Save More Than One Million Animals from Slaughter in January

By ditching animal products this month, this year’s 350,000 Veganuary participants will also save the equivalent in greenhouse gas emissions as removing 160,000 cars from the road, Oxford researcher finds.

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University in North India Veganizes Nearly One Million Meals Per Year

Gautam Buddha University is the latest educational institution to sign onto the Green Tuesday Initiative, a campaign created by Vegan Outreach to help schools and other businesses to ditch animal products.  

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Vegan Company Buys 15,000 Acres in the Amazon to Save Animals

VeganNation is acting on the need to protect the rainforest region from deforestation and wildlife poaching.

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Rooney Mara Goes Undercover to Expose Animal Suffering in Factory Farms

In partnership with animal-rights group Animal Equality, the vegan actress captured footage of sows, piglets, and chickens languishing in cramped, filthy conditions at two factory farms. 

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California Judge Strikes Down Meat Industry’s Attempt to Block Animal Welfare Law

Proposition 12—which expands space requirements for chickens, calves, and pigs, and outlaws the sale of any products derived from closely-confined animals in California—is set to be enacted as scheduled between 2020 and 2022.

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Crushing Animals for Sexual Pleasure Is Now a Federal Crime

The Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act was signed into law, making the production and distribution of “animal crushing” videos and underlying content a felony. 

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7 Vegan Groups Sue USDA For Eliminating Pig Slaughterhouse Rules

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Veganuary Comes to United States in 2020

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University of Cambridge Removes 17th Century Painting of Dead Animals from Dining Hall 

The university took action after students were repulsed to dine alongside “The Fowl Market” painting, an artwork depicting a slew of dead animals sold for food. 

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Investigation Uncovers Systematic Widespread Abuse on Dairy Farms Across UK 

Earthling Ed’s organization Surge launches the “Dismantle Dairy” campaign after finding egregious abuse of mother and baby cows during an 18-month investigation of numerous dairy farms. 

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Oatly’s Giant Billboard Urges London Metro Station Commuters to “Eat Like a Vegan”

London’s Waterloo station is home to the vegan brand’s newest campaign, which promotes its new line of oat-based ice cream. 

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