Mega Meat Producer Announces Plant-Based Burgers and Ground Meat

Cargill—one of the world’s largest privately held companies—just announced it would release plant-based hamburger patties and ground meat this April. Read more...

Mercy For Animals Joins Lawsuit Against the USDA over Increased Slaughter Speeds

Mercy For Animals and several other nonprofits are suing the USDA over its decision to increase line speeds at chicken slaughterhouses. Read more...

Months-Old Calves Tormented and Killed at French Slaughterhouse

A new investigation reveals months-old calves cut at the throat while fully conscious and thrashing in agony as they bleed out. Read more...

New Study: Adolescent Cows Get Moody Like Human Teenagers

According to a new study published in Royal Society Open Science, human teenagers and adolescent cows have something in common—they both get moody. Read more...

20 Canadian Stars Sent MOD Pizza’s CEO a Powerful Message About Animal Welfare

Adding their names to a public letter to the company’s CEO, Scott Svenson, 20 passionate Canadian celebrities have taken a stand against extreme animal cruelty. Read more...

Mercy For Animals President Talks “Turning Adversaries into Allies” at TEDxSeattle

Mercy For Animals president Leah Garcés knows that ending factory farming means working with unlikely allies—but she didn’t always. Read more...

African Americans Are the Fastest-Growing Vegan Demographic

Veganism is on the rise in African American communities. Read more...

Joaquin Phoenix’s Moving Speech Stole the Show at the Academy Awards

While Joaquin Phoenix won for his gripping portrayal of the Joker, it was his powerful acceptance speech that stole the show. Read more...

Mercy For Animals Joins Lawsuit Against the USDA for Failing to Protect Pigs

Mercy For Animals has joined forces with fellow animal protection groups to sue Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and the Department of Agriculture for failing to protect sick and injured pigs. Read more...

Eight NFL Players Who Refuse to Eat Meat

In rapidly growing numbers, NFL players are rejecting meat, dairy, and eggs in favor of nutritious plant-based foods. Read more...

The Oldest Ag-Gag Law in the United States Was Just Struck Down

This week, the United States District Court for the District of Kansas struck down nearly all of the state’s ag-gag law, saying it violated the First Amendment. Read more...