Week in Lithuania: Democrats For Lithuania exit defence pact, MPs outlaw animal farms

Last week, MPs received threatening emails in Russian; President urged Ukraine, Poland to resolve spat Lithuania reports 304 new COVID-19 cases Lithuania recorded 304 new coronavirus infections and no deaths from COVID-19 over Thursday, the 21st of September, the country’s public health authority, NVSC, reported on Friday, the 22nd of September. The number of COVID-19 […]

Beyond Factory Farms: A New Look at the Rights of Animals

Peter Singer has been called one of the most influential — and controversial — philosophers alive today. His pioneering work Animal Liberation: A New Ethics for Our Treatment of Animals, which vividly portrayed the harsh conditions for livestock on factory farms, helped spark the animal rights movement. The book, published in 1975, has now been […]

Capturing the Cruelty of Factory Farms

The age-old saying “a picture is worth a thousand words” holds especially true when it comes to the suffering of animals on factory farms. Through haunting images of cramped, filthy living conditions and inhumane treatment, our investigators have captured the stark reality of industrial farming and exposed the pain and agony that animals endure every […]

Federal Appeals Court in NC Says Undercover Filming of Animal Farms is Protected Speech

New You can now listen to Insurance Journal articles! In a decision that animal rights advocates are calling a big win over big agricultural interests, a federal appeals court last week struck down part of a North Carolina law, declaring that it violated the constitutional guarantee of free speech. “Given how vital undercover investigations are […]

Animal Equality Joint Report Finds 3% of UK Farms Are Inspected

Animal Equality UK, along with The Animal Law Foundation, has released a groundbreaking report investigating the shortcomings in how current UK animal protection laws are being monitored and enforced. The comprehensive report, which was published exclusively by The Guardian, sheds light on what existing animal protection laws are in place, how these laws are monitored, […]

New plant in Berlin converts 60 tons of food scraps into dry feed for poultry and hog farms – Hartford Courant

Inside Bright Feeds’ new 25,000-square-foot Berlin plant, pallet loads of past-expiration pies, sacks of bad potatoes and trays of spoiled popcorn in individual bags await their turn in a massive industrial processor. They’ll go through multiple filtration systems to strip away packaging and impurities, an airtight processing tank and a 600-degree drying system before emerging […]

‘Hogwood’ Documentary Exposes Animal Abuse On UK Pig Farms

An acclaimed documentary that exposes the UK’s pig meat industry is now available to watch on Netflix.  Hogwood: A Modern Horror Story comes from animal rights organization Viva!. It exposes factory farming in the UK, providing a “rare glimpse into an industry that profits from extreme exploitation.” It follows a team of investigators as they […]

Perdue Farms releases animal care report at 2022 summit

SALISBURY, MD. — Perdue Farms shared its 2022 Commitments to Animal Care Report during its recent annual Animal Care Summit. Hosted by Perdue for the seventh year, the event was held near the company’s headquarters in Maryland, meeting in person for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic. Attendees toured Perdue’s research farm to get a look […]

Perdue Farms Shares Progress on Industry-Leading Animal Care Initiatives During 7th Annual Animal Care Summit, Publishes 2022 Commitments to Animal Care Report

Stakeholders tour Perdue’s research farm; panelists and presenters share research and advancements in raising healthier poultry at scale SALISBURY, Md., Oct. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Perdue Farms hosted its seventh annual Animal Care Summit near its Maryland headquarters this year, after two years of hosting the annual event virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. Since […]

Hoxton Farms raises $22 million for cultivated animal fat

Funding by Collaborative Fund, a backer of Beyond Meat Money to help build pilot facility in London’s Shoreditch Comes amid concern over farming’s environmental impact Oct 20 (Reuters) – London-based Hoxton Farms said on Thursday it had raised $22 million from investors to build a pilot plant to produce animal fat from stem cells, aiming […]

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