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This Thanksgiving, Skip the Turkey
Why take part in animal abuse when you don't have to?
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NC Ag-Gag Law Criminalizes Whistleblowing 'Across All Sectors,' Charges Suit
Rights advocates say the new law 'is one of the most appalling overt attempts to silence whistleblowers' to date
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Farm Sanctuary Gets Lift from Celebrity Couple Jon and Tracey Stewart
"We're going to build new advocates, new curious learners, and new leaders for this very important movement," says Tracey Stewart
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As McDonald's Signals Major Shift, A Reminder That 'Cage-Free' Does Not Equal 'Cruelty-Free'
Lauded as important development, major fast-food chain commits to sourcing only 'cage-free' eggs within ten years
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In Victory for Animals and Their Defenders, Judge Strikes Down Idaho 'Ag-Gag' Law
Banning the filming of factory farm operations is an unconstitutional violation of both free speech and equal protection clauses, says federal judge
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Farm Sanctuary: A Haven From the Animal Holocaust
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y.—There are mornings when Susie Coston, walking up to the gate of this bucolic farm in her rubber boots, finds crates of pigs, sheep, chickens, goats, geese or turkeys on the dirt road. Sometimes there are notes with the crates letting her know that the animals are sick or injured...
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Food Animal Industry Abuses 'Worsened' Under Obama Admin: Report
Despite documented dangers, no efforts to curb antibiotic use in US livestock
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Genetically Engineered Meat, Coming Soon to a Supermarket Near You
If you’re one of the 91 percent of Americans who opposes genetically engineered (GE) meat , you may have limited time to act: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed approval of the first-ever GE animal, called “AquAdvantage Salmon.” If this first approval proceeds, the process is...
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How the Food Movement Is Gaining Strength
More and more people are realizing that our food chain is in crisis. Agribusiness has made profits more important than your health -- more important than the environment -- and more important than your right to know how your food is produced. The United States now spends nearly 20 percent of GDP on...
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Change Is Coming: Factory Farms' Days May Be Numbered
Animal welfare advocates, rejoice
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