Animal Rights

H.O.P.E. What You Eat Matters

H.O.P.E. What You Eat Matters

A new documentary by Nina Messigner is set to hit screens across America. Titled, “H.O.P.E. What You Eat Matters”, the former an acronym for Healing of Planet Earth, this film showcases how we can improve our personal health, the health of the planet, and reduce industrialized […]

Donate to help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Donate to help Hurricane Harvey Victims

If you’re looking for a local charity to support in the wake of Hurricane Harvey please consider Houston Food Bank, Food Bank of Corpus Christi, Houston Humane Society, or San Antonio Humane Society. These highly-rated organizations are located in the most-affected areas and are providing support to individuals and […]

Taste like chicken… it is chicken, made from cells

Taste like chicken… it is chicken, made from cells

A Bay Area food-technology startup says it has created the world’s first chicken strips grown from self-reproducing cells without so much as ruffling a feather. The developer, Memphis Meats, had a group taste test the chicken this week. Some who sampled the strip—breaded, deep-fried and spongier […]

Bird Flu Found at Tennessee Chicken Farm Affiliated With Tyson Foods

Bird Flu Found at Tennessee Chicken Farm Affiliated With Tyson Foods

The first case of highly pathogenic avian influenza to strike a commercial poultry flock in more than a year has been found on a Tennessee chicken farm affiliated with Tyson Foods Inc., government and company officials confirmed Sunday. The flock of about 73,500 birds, which […]

What the Health — Watch This Video!

What the Health — Watch This Video!

We were asked to do an advanced screening and review of “What the Health,” a documentary film created by the producers of “Cowspiracy.” “What the Health” focuses on the effects of nutrition on health. The movie comes out March 16-20 online. A powerful documentary This is […]

New data finds climate-friendly, healthy meals within reach for public schools

New data finds climate-friendly, healthy meals within reach for public schools

BERKELEY, CALIF. – A new case study is the first of its kind to use life-cycle assessment data to show how meat and cheese reduction in school food is an effective strategy for both mitigating climate change and serving affordable, healthy meals. Friends of the […]

What are you doing Friday, October 2? Here’s what:

What are you doing Friday, October 2? Here’s what:

  FARM (Farm Animal Rights Movement) is deeply into planning the 33rd annual World Day for Farmed Animals (http://dayforanimals.org), an international day of action that typically includes vigils, marches, and demonstrations to honor the suffering and deaths of farmed animals. Last year people in over […]

USDA Seeks Public Comment for Better Animal Welfare Act Standards

USDA Seeks Public Comment for Better Animal Welfare Act Standards

Below is a press release on a Rulemaking Petition submitted to the USDA promoting the psychological well-being of all primate species in labs that is consistent with new NIH standards for chimpanzees held for research. The comment period is now open. “USDA promulgating clear standards […]

Veganuary

Veganuary

  A global campaign known as Veganuary asks people to make a New Year’s pledge to give up all meat, eggs and dairy for the entire month of January. The movement is the brainchild of British husband and wife team Matthew Glover and Jane Land. […]

Alison Eastwood and LoveAnimals.org Team up to Help Chimpanzees Retired from Biomedical Research

Alison Eastwood and LoveAnimals.org Team up to Help Chimpanzees Retired from Biomedical Research

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – September 4, 2014 – Actress and director Alison Eastwood is lending her star power to help 110 chimpanzees from a biomedical research laboratory get a new start. The chimpanzees have a new home at Keithville, LA-based Chimp Haven, following their retirement […]

Skin layer grown in lab could replace animal testing

Skin layer grown in lab could replace animal testing

Skin layer grown from human stem cells could replace animals in drug and cosmetics testing An international team led by King’s College London and the San Francisco Veteran Affairs Medical Center (SFVAMC) has developed the first lab-grown epidermis – the outermost skin layer – with […]

Cowspiracy?  Why environmentalists won’t advocate for veganism

Cowspiracy? Why environmentalists won’t advocate for veganism

COWSPIRACY official trailer + Indiegogo from First Spark Media on Vimeo. The film trailer above is for COWSPIRACY, a sfsfsfffs. The makers of this film are seeking $54,000 to allow themselves to properly market and distribute the film to a large audience. If you are […]

“Turlock: the Documentary” Will Make You Want to Hug a Hen

“Turlock: the Documentary” Will Make You Want to Hug a Hen

The documentary film Turlock the documentary (www.turlockrescue.org) chronicles the rescue of chickens from the largest animal neglect case in U.S. history. When Northern California animal sanctuary Animal Place (www.animaplace.org) found out an egg farm in nearby Turlock had closed, and more than 50,000 hens had […]

Where’s the Beef? McDonalds Moving Toward Sustainability?

Where’s the Beef? McDonalds Moving Toward Sustainability?

OK, yes, this is a vegan blog about vegan related subjects, but McDonalds and sustainable beef is an interesting topic. Our friends at Green Biz have written the first of a three part series about how McDonalds intends to move towards buying only beef grown […]

The Humane Society Accuses College of Mistreating Dogs

The Humane Society Accuses College of Mistreating Dogs

The L.A. Confidential star signed on to narrate the short film for The Humane Society of the United States, whose campaigners captured undercover footage at a facility run by Georgia Regents University over the course of three months. In the film, dogs allegedly purchased from […]