Nearly a Million Pigs Killed After Outbreak of African Swine Fever

A catastrophic outbreak of African swine fever in Nigeria has led to the killing of nearly a million pigs. Read more...

World’s Largest Meat Company Launches Plant-Based Burgers, Meatballs, and More

Packaged in recyclable containers, the plant-based meat is made from pea and rice protein fermented with shiitake mushrooms. Read more...

Progress! Colorado Enacts Law Eliminating Cages for Hens

This means that all Colorado farms—and all out-of-state farms that sell eggs to Colorado—must transition to cage-free conditions. Read more...

Rotten Factory Farms: Investigation Reveals Hens Living with Corpses and Maggots

Footage from a new Mercy For Animals investigation highlights our broken food system. Read more...

Brave Activist Regan Russell Killed While Giving Love and Comfort to Pigs

We at Mercy For Animals honor the life and mourn the loss of Regan Russell—a longtime animal protection activist who was killed by a transport truck full of pigs. Read more...

New Report: Global Vegan Cheese Market to Reach $7 Billion by 2030

The report cites many reasons for the growing popularity of plant-based cheese, including climate change, health, and animal welfare concerns. Read more...

Indicted Chicken Industry Executive Given Paid Leave as Workers Suffer

Indicted Pilgrim’s Pride CEO Jayson Penn is given paid leave as slaughterhouse employees suffer hazardous conditions. Read more...

Good News: North Carolina Just Struck Down an Ag-Gag Law

This law, along with others like it, is designed to sweep evidence of animal cruelty under the rug and shield factory farms from consequences. Read more...

Exclusive Interview: Black VegFest Founder Explains How Non-Black Vegans Can Be Better Allies

We reached out to Black VegFest founder Omowale Adewale to see how non-Black members of the animal rights community could become better allies to Black people. Read more...

Iowa Again Prioritizes Protecting Animal Abusers and Wasting Taxpayer Dollars

Iowa quietly slipped its latest rendition of ag-gag into a broader agriculture bill that swiftly became law. Read more...

Why Mercy For Animals Must Mean Mercy For Everyone: Our Commitment to Fighting Racial Injustice

Nine Ways We’re Committing to Racial Equity Read more...