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Four Clever Pigs Master a Video Game in New Study

A new study published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology confirms that pigs are so intelligent they can be taught to play video games. Read more

Drivers Stunned as Escaped Cows Raced Down a Highway in Indiana

Earlier this month, drivers in Indiana were met with the shocking sight of 75 escaped cows racing down the highway....

UPDATE: How We’re Advancing Our Commitment to Fighting Racial Injustice

In 2020, Mercy For Animals outlined nine practices to move our organization’s racial justice work forward. We know that just opposing racial injustice and inequity isn’t enough. We are committed...

A House Panel Is Investigating the Meat Industry’s Response to COVID-19

A House of Representatives panel is investigating how meat plants handled the COVID-19 outbreaks in their facilities....

New Investigation Reveals Costco Chickens Suffering from Open Wounds

This new investigation into a Costco supplier reveals chickens bred to grow so large so fast that their legs cannot support their weight....

Super Bowl Adding Vegan Options After Talks with Mercy For Animals

The local Tampa Bay Super Bowl host committee has decided to serve vegan dishes at Super Bowl hospitality events!...

Progress! Proposed Rule to Permanently Increase Chicken Slaughter-Line Speeds Has Been Withdrawn

A federal rule that would have allowed an increase in slaughter-line speeds for chickens in the United States has been withdrawn....

Spotting Opportunities for Global Expansion: Mercy For Animals’ New Open-Access Research Tool

Mercy For Animals has created the Farmed Animal Opportunity Index, an new tool to help animal advocates evaluate opportunities....

Increased Slaughter-Line Speeds 10 Times More Likely to Spark COVID Outbreaks

Slaughterhouses given temporary government waivers to increase their slaughter-line speeds are more likely to cause COVID-19 outbreaks....

Mercy For Animals Is Proud to Announce the Grantees of Our Pilot Grant Program

The People’s Fund is a pilot grant program that distributes funds to Black activists working to build a compassionate food system....