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Animal Welfare

  1. bans
    Switzerland Bans Citizens From Boiling Lobsters AliveIt must now be humanely “stunned” first.
  2. animal welfare
    Trump’s USDA Is Working to Torpedo the Rules for Organic EggsIt could undermine a seven-year fight to force Big Chicken to treat animals more humanely.
  3. Moby Wants L.A.’s Shelter Dogs to Give Up MeatHe says it “proves to the world that Los Angeles really is the progressive capital.”
  4. a real hangup
    Restaurant Gets Predictable Backlash After Hanging Taxidermy Cow From CeilingIt’s meant to “contradict our programmed perceptions of a dairy cow.”
  5. virtual reality
    Animal-Rights Activists Are Using VR to Fight Factory FarmsOrganizations are using the technology to depict conditions livestock endure.
  6. animal welfare
    Burger King Pledges to Stop Buying Abused ChickensMercy for Animals says the new welfare standards will “reduce the suffering of millions of chickens each year.”
  7. animal welfare
    The Poultry Industry Wants Scientists to ‘Breed Out’ Chicken SufferingAlthough there’s at least one other way to free birds “from pain, injury, and disease.”
  8. animal welfare
    French Parliament Passes Bill Requiring Slaughterhouses to Install CamerasIn response to a report that showed widespread animal cruelty in the country’s abattoirs.
  9. animal welfare
    Chipotle Will Force Chicken Suppliers to Improve Animals’ Living ConditionsIt’s finally addressing concerns over how industry birds are raised and processed.
  10. video feed
    Here’s the Predictably Awful Video That Convinced Tyson to Retrain Its WorkersThe company also fired ten employees seen abusing animals.
  11. Animal Welfare
    Egg Industry Promises to Stop Destroying Its Baby Male ChickensThe controversial practice will end by 2020.
  12. Big Chicken
    Factory Farming Now Causes ‘Woody Breasts’It’s one of several unappetizing muscle diseases afflicting poultry.
  13. Animal Welfare
    World’s Most Expensive Coffee Requires Actual Animal TortureAnother reminder why nobody should be drinking civet-poop coffee.
  14. Animal Welfare
    All of Trader Joe’s Eggs Will Be Cage-Free in 9 YearsThe announcement follows a petition that went viral and hit 100,000 supporters.
  15. Animal Welfare
    Nestlé Announces It, Too, Will Transition to Cage-Free EggsThe huge company says it will fully transition all of its U.S. products by 2020.
  16. Animal Welfare
    Here’s Why Supersize Chickens Are the Next Animal-Welfare FightCage-free is old news, so activists are eyeing America’s 9 billion broiler chickens.
  17. The Chain Gang
    Taco Bell Is the Latest Fast-Food Chain to Promise Cage-Free EggsStarting in 2017, your biscuit tacos will be a little more humane.
  18. The Chain Gang
    Why Taco Bell’s Ignoring the Animal-Welfare MovementYum! Brands is one of the few companies to not change how it sources food.
  19. Animal Welfare
    Starbucks Says All of Its Eggs Will Be Cage-Free by 2020The timetable finally puts legs on a goal set last year.
  20. The Chain Gang
    McDonald’s Says It Will Make McMuffins a Lot More HumaneThe megachain promises all eggs will be cage-free by 2025.
  21. Taking Heat
    Waitress Fired for ‘Threatening’ Customers Who Left Dog in Hot CarThe AC was on, but does that make a difference?
  22. Animal Welfare
    Starbucks Makes an Unprecedented Commitment to Cage-Free EggsIt’s also promising to eliminate inhumane slaughter practices and growth hormones.
  23. News
    The Farmer Who Filmed Suffering Perdue Chickens Is on the Verge of Being ShutCraig Watts’s chickens have sores, are overheated, and have a comparatively high mortality rate.
  24. Animal Welfare
    Animal Rights Group Blasts Starbucks for Using Eggs From ‘CruelDespite claims that they’re “ethically purchased and responsibly produced.”
  25. Stuffed Animals
    Banksy’s Sirens of the Lamb Truck Makes Babies CryMeat is murder, says Banksy (with puppets).