Pigs Arrive at Slaughterhouses Too Sick to Stand, Mercy For Animals Takes Legal Action

Mercy For Animals, as part of a coalition of organizations and activists, is confronting the USDA over the treatment of “downed” pigs. Read more...

New Study: Intensive Breeding Causes Fatty Stripes in 80 Percent of Chicken Breasts

A new survey reveals that more than eight out of 10 packages of chicken breasts sold in major grocery stores show evidence of fatty white stripes. Read more...

Why Live-Shackle Slaughter Is One of the Cruelest Meat Industry Practices

In live-shackle slaughter, birds are shackled upside down by their legs, painfully shocked, and slaughtered, many while still conscious. Read more...

NEW VIDEO: These Chickens Are So Calcium Deficient They Lay Eggs Without Shells

The investigation reveals live hens kept in tiny cages with decomposing birds, animals with open wounds, and chickens so calcium deficient they lay eggs without shells. Read more...

New Zealand Halts Live Export After Ship Carrying Nearly 6,000 Cows Capsizes

A ship carrying 43 crew members and nearly 6,000 cows capsized off the coast of Japan. Only two crew members have been rescued. Read more...

New Study Results Could Greatly Reduce Suffering for Billions of Chickens

This week, Global Animal Partnership published the initial results of a two-year study that could greatly reduce suffering for the billions of chickens raised for meat each year—nine billion in the United States alone. Read more...

Acclaimed Photographer Releases Heartbreaking Footage Inside Egg Farm

Newly released footage reveals hens crammed into tiny cages, living above piles of excrement, and wounded by cage wire. Read more...

New Investigation: Horrendous Conditions Drive Pigs to Cannibalism

Recently released undercover footage reveals piglets mutilated, sick pigs left to slowly die, and animals driven to cannibalism. Read more...

Foster Farms Poultry Plant Forced to Shut Down After Eight Worker Deaths

Health officials have temporarily shut down Foster Farms’ poultry plant in Livingston, California, after 358 employees tested positive for COVID-19, and eight workers died. Read more...

Indigenous Scholar Shares How Factory Farms Harm Poor Communities

As an anthropologist, David Shane Lowry has a unique perspective on how factory farms are woven into the fabric of injustice. Read more...

Dairy Farmer Transitions to Oat Milk, Turns Farm into Sanctuary

Jay Wilde—a former dairy and beef farmer in Derbyshire, England—has begun producing handmade organic oat milk. Read more...