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Millions of Chickens Were at Risk of Starvation Because of Train Delays

According to Foster Farms, the delays had been happening since February and feed shortages reached critical levels. Read more

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Egg Prices Skyrocket as Mass Killings of Hens Continue

With egg prices on the rise, there’s never been a better time to switch to plant-based eggs....

New Hidden-Camera Footage: Pigs Scream and Convulse in Gas Chamber

The first-ever footage taken inside a U.S. carbon dioxide gas chamber reveals pigs screaming and thrashing in agony....

Good News! The U.S. Government Has Banned the Deadliest Fishing Driftnets

The U.S. government has banned the deadliest driftnets, joining the UN and several other countries in prohibiting this type of fishing....

Kroger Backtracks on Commitment to Going 100 Percent Cage-Free

In 2016, Kroger announced it would transition to a 100 percent cage-free egg supply chain by 2025. The company is now breaking its promise....

Twitter Users Disgusted by Video of Raw Meat Bubbling and Spasming

Twitter users reacted in disgust and horror after an account called Weird and Terrifying posted a video of raw meat spasming....

The Baking Industry Just Took a Big Step Toward Banning Cages for Hens

After dialogue with Mercy For Animals, a major food company operating in 52 countries has committed to going completely cage-free!...

Escaped Cow Lovingly Nicknamed Mootilda Captured and Slaughtered

The owner expressed concern that news of Matilda’s slaughter would draw backlash from the community, who had grown attached to her....

Alicia Silverstone, Elizabeth Lail, and Alexi Lubomirski Join Forces for Animals

Alexi Lubomirski photographed Alicia Silverstone and Elizabeth Lail for the winter issue of Mercy For Animals’ Compassionate Living magazine....

Compassionate Farmers Convert Chicken Farm into Animal Rescue and Sanctuary

These compassionate farmers converted their chicken farm into an animal rescue and sanctuary—and they plan on expanding....