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Farmers in the meat and egg industries are euthanizing and aborting animals as the coronavirus (COVID-19) causes a breakdown in the supply chain.

Struggling Meat Industry Resorts to Early Slaughter With No Profits

(Updated May 17, 2020) | The struggling meat industry is resorting to early slaughter as the coronavirus (COVID-19) closes restaurants and slaughterhouses. Many producers set themselves up to cater specifically to the foodservice sector. They...
This Former Pork Farmer Rescues Pigs Now

This Former Pork Farmer Rescues Pigs Now

Former pork farmer Justin Reineke quit his job, went vegan, and adopted a pig. In a new documentary short by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the now-animal advocate describes the cruelty of...
African Swine Fever Outbreak Discovered In Poland

African Swine Fever Outbreak Discovered In Poland

Officials have confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in western Poland.  The virus was reported Monday on a farm containing approximately 10,000 pigs near the village of Więckowice near Poznań. This is the...
Game of Thrones’ Star Exposes Animal Cruelty In New Documentary

‘Game of Thrones’ Star Exposes Animal Cruelty In New Documentary

Vegan "Game of Thrones" star Jerome Flynn stars in a new animal rights documentary that "the film the meat industry doesn't want you to see." "Hogwood: a Modern Horror Story" looks at the practices of...
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70% of People Believe Factory Farming Pigs Is Wrong, Finds Survey

Seven out of ten people believe that the conditions of many pigs kept on factory farms are both upsetting and wrong, according to a survey conducted by Voodoo, on behalf of World Animal Protection,...

Animal Welfare Documentary ‘The Last Pig’ Screens in London This Week

The multiple-award-winning documentary "The Last Pig", which details the life of a pig farmer who searches for compassion amid a lengthy ethical struggle over sending his pigs to slaughter, is set to screen in London this...

Food Researcher Goes Vegan After Discovering the Truth About Pig Farming

“We’re conditioned by an invisible belief system that encourages us to eat animals which is shared by all meat-eating cultures. If you think about the millions of different animals out there, we’ve only chosen a few...