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New Ag-gag Bill Allows Farmers to Arrest Whistleblowers Without Evidence

Under Ontario Bill 156, farmers can use force to arrest a whistleblower—without a warrant or evidence—just for trying to reveal factory farm cruelty. Read more...

Veganuary Expects More Than 350,000 Participants Worldwide in 2020

For 2020, nonprofit organization Veganuary aims to attract more than 350,000 participants around the world. Read more...

Breaking Investigation Reveals Cows Starved, Beaten, and Shot at Australian Farms

A new undercover investigation into four outback Australian cattle stations reveals calves left to die of starvation, animals cruelly beaten, and cows repeatedly shot. Read more...

Transport Ship Carrying 14,000 Sheep Capsizes in Romania

Just days after Mercy For Animals released a live-export investigation, a ship carrying over 14,000 sheep capsized, the animals becoming trapped inside. Read more...

Cows Kicked, Punched, and Beaten with Sticks at England Dairy Farm

Over the course of two months, animal rights organization Surge documented cows being kicked, punched, and beaten with sticks at an English dairy farm. Read more...

Progress! Michigan Enacts Law Eliminating Cages for Hens by 2024

Today, Michigan enacted into law a bill that will reduce suffering for at least 10 million egg-laying hens and preserves protections for hundreds of thousands of pigs and calves each year. Read more...

Comedian Ellen DeGeneres Invests in Plant-Based Cheese Company

Comedian Ellen DeGeneres and her wife, actress Portia de Rossi, have invested in plant-based company Miyoko’s Creamery. Read more...

Why Mercy For Animals Is Taking On Fast-Food Giant McDonald’s

Chickens used by McDonald’s are among the most abused animals on the planet, so Mercy For Animals has joined forces with other animal advocacy groups to take on the fast-food giant. Read more...

Over 11,000 Scientists Urge Humanity to Eat Less Meat

Over 11,000 scientists worldwide declare a climate emergency and encourage us to eat “mostly plants.” Read more...

America’s Largest Milk Producer Files for Bankruptcy

Dean Foods, owner of familiar dairy brands Dairy Pure, Organic Valley, and Land O’Lakes, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Read more...

Impossible Whopper One of the Most Successful Launches in Burger King History

According to a third-quarter earnings report, the plant-based Impossible Burger drove 5 percent of Burger King’s comparable U.S. sales, the brand’s strongest growth since 2015. Read more...