Mexico approves first nationwide Sustainable Food Law

With 420 votes in favor, 0 abstentions, and 0 votes against the bill, Mexico’s first nationwide Adequate and Sustainable Food Law will now pass to the Federal Executive, who will sign it into law.   This achievement stems from Animal Equality’s three-year collaboration with Food Alliance and Climate Action, all of whom worked together with Senator […]

Nebraska, UNL announce Food Animal Veterinary Scholarship Program

Nebraska Governor Jim Pillen has announced a new scholarship program for Nebraska students aimed at growing the number of veterinarians serving livestock producers across the state. The Nebraska Elite 11 Veterinarian Program provides financial support to Nebraska students pursuing degrees in animal science or veterinary science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s (UNL) College of Agricultural […]

Veterinary Council To Transform Animal Healthcare, Food Security

By Bukola Adewumi The Veterinary Council of Nigeria (VCN) has outlined its commitment to improving animal health, fortifying food safety, and streamlining the trade in animals and animal products across the nation. Dr Columba Vakuru, the Chief Veterinary Officer of Nigeria, unveiled this ambitious plan during a consultative stakeholders meeting on the sanitary mandate held […]

Would you eat food made with animal bones? How carnivores could do the planet a favour

Food scientists have found a way to make chicken nuggets and fish cakes out of otherwise discarded bones and hard tissues. ADVERTISEMENT It might sound like the premise for a third ‘Chicken Run’ movie, but there are good environmental reasons behind the solution from Finnish startup SuperGround. The idea is to reduce food waste and […]

As a New Year dawns, so does a new era in the treatment of animals raised for food

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block As the New Year dawns, we rightly celebrate the dozens of humane laws taking effect in 2024, signs of a better day for animals everywhere. Those laws address a range of animal protection concerns including pet store sales of puppies from puppy mills, the use of animals in toxicity […]

How one Kentuckian is turning old pumpkins into animal food

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Now that Thanksgiving and Halloween are a sweet memory, one Kentuckian is making sure the old gourds don’t go to waste. What You Need To Know Julia Renton held a pumpkin toss for the second year in a row The pumpkins will be fed to wildlife on her farm in Jefferson County […]

Real Estate meets Animal Advocacy in one-of-a-kind Pet Supply and Food Donation Drive

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. — For the first time ever, Berkshire Hathaway is partnering up with Santa Barbara’s C.A.R.E. 4 Paws organization to host a pet supply and food donation drive Saturday, November 4th and Sunday November 5th. Wendy Domanski adopted her dog Shadow from Santa Barbara County Animal Services just a few months ago, […]

Remember Me Thursday to honor lost animals

Jennifer Atkins Brown EDEN — One thousand three hundred sixty-six (1,366). That is the number of shelter dogs and cats that had to be euthanized in Rockingham County in 2022. Friends of Eden Animal Rescue will recognize Remember Me Thursday and light luminaries in honor of these animals at 6 p.m. September 28 at Grogan […]

Ongoing bird flu outbreak makes Finnish authorities to cull 120,000 animals

Finnish authorities have said that due to the ongoing outbreak of Highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu on 25 farms across the country they will now have to cull 120,000 animals. The bird flu epidemic began in fur farms in mid-July of this year. Yesterday, the Finnish Food Authority stated that the latest case of bird flu […]

Indonesia’s dog meat sellers fear for future after crackdowns on trade | Food

Medan, Indonesia – Lina Ginting, the owner of Mechio Restaurant, does such a roaring trade in dog curry, barbecued dog and dog soup that she was able to put her two children through private school. But these days, Ginting, whose restaurant has been in operation for the past 12 years, is worried that her sole […]

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