Animal Equality exposes rabbit slaughter in Mexico’s meat industry

Animal Equality has released an investigation into Mexico’s rabbit meat industry, documenting extreme animal cruelty. Among the findings were overcrowding in cages, slaughter without stunning, and rabbits crying out in desperation before slaughter. Based on the findings, Animal Equality has filed complaints with the relevant authorities.  Previous investigations into the global rabbit meat industry have […]

Breaking investigation by Animal Equality uncovers horses beaten, slaughtered for meat in Spain

More than ten years after exposing the horse meat industry in Spain, Animal Equality and award-winning photojournalist Aitor Garmendia returned for another investigation.  Between November 2023 and May 2024, investigators captured the following at a slaughterhouse in Asturias:  A worker beating a horse with a stick, forcing them to walk. Horses lined up behind a […]

Animal Equality fights for farmed fish

In this exclusive interview, hear from Animal Equality’s Executive Director in the UK–Abigail Penny–as she recounts the highs and lows of her fight for farmed fish. Q: Why has Animal Equality in the UK chosen to focus on farmed fish? A: In the UK, up to 77 million fish are farmed and slaughtered for human […]

Animal Equality and Open Wing Alliance launch campaign against hospitality leaders

Today, Animal Equality joined the Open Wing Alliance (OWA) in a global campaign against prominent hospitality brands falling behind on their global commitment to eliminate cages for hens.  Hilton Worldwide, Louvre Hotel Group, and Meliá Hotels International were applauded years ago for pledging to remove cages for hens from their global supply chains. They have […]

Animal Equality Urges UK Government to Better Protect Farmed Fish

On Wednesday, January 24, Animal Equality took a stand for farmed fish in the UK Parliament. Abigail Penny, Executive Director of Animal Equality UK, was invited to a roundtable discussion to speak alongside leading retailers, industry experts, lawyers, and fellow animal advocates. Penny stressed the need for better legal protections for farmed fish at the […]

Criminal charges sought by Animal Equality for lamb cruelty

Animal Equality–in collaboration with Animal Partisan and a local Colorado attorney–has requested criminal charges against Colorado Lamb Processors and one of its supervisors. On March 28, 2023, a USDA Public Health Veterinarian inspected a Colorado Lamb Processors facility in Brush, Colorado. The USDA representative found a fully conscious lamb loaded onto a conveyor belt, ineffectively […]

Animal Equality, celebrities unveil ‘Brazil Without Cages’ campaign

Animal Equality, in collaboration with various animal protection groups, unveiled the ‘Brazil Without Cages’ campaign at the Legislative Assembly of São Paulo this November. The campaign supports a federal bill which would ban the confinement of animals used for food, feathers, and fur production.  The campaign launch was attended by a state deputy and a […]

Animal Equality Hosts Global Protests on Animal Rights Day

Animal Equality orchestrated worldwide protests for Animal Rights Day 2023, spotlighting the cruelty in the meat, dairy, and egg industries. Across cities like Milan, Madrid, and São Paulo, the demonstrations commemorated billions of lives lost to factory farming each year. Since 1998, International Animal Rights Day has memorialized the billions of animals lost to factory […]

Animal Equality Signs Letter of Opposition In Response to Dangerous EATS Act

The meat industry is making a last-ditch effort to fight against California’s recently-upheld Proposition 12 and animal protection laws like it. The proposed EATS Act could undo decades of animal protection progress if passed. Fortunately, a strong coalition of organizations is fighting back. This past week, a diverse group of 158 organizations, including Animal Equality, […]

Animal Equality in Mexico: 11 Years of Defending Animals

It began with a spark of compassion, but it ignited a movement that would forever change a nation. Eleven years ago today, Animal Equality in Mexico began its journey toward a brighter future for animals. It’s been eleven years since our team in Mexico began taking Animal Equality to new heights with investigations, plant-based resources, […]

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