Category: Press Releases

Canada Animal Welfare Scorecard reveals food companies risk breaking public sustainability promises

Third annual report ranking 40 major food companies finds that Canadians may be right to distrust corporate sustainability claims TORONTO (Oct. 25, 2023) — Many leading food companies in Canada...

Mercy For Animals drone investigation reveals Wisconsin cheese industry’s dirty secret

Mercy For Animals has released a drone video investigation exposing how the Wisconsin cheese industry relies heavily on industrial-scale factory farms with hundreds or thousands of cows and millions of gallons of manure....

International food companies ranked in cage-free corporate accountability report

Mercy For Animals launches third annual International Cage-Free Equity Index LOS ANGELES (Sept. 26, 2023) — As part of a coalition of 16 animal protection organizations across 22 countries, Mercy...

New Mercy For Animals undercover investigation exposes horrific, cruel extreme confinement of pigs at U.S....

MAYWOOD, Nebraska (Aug. 5, 2023) — A major pig farm investigation by Mercy For Animals released today, August 5, exposes some of the most horrific animal cruelty ever made public....

Major food companies demonstrate progress toward Better Chicken Commitment, latest Mercy For Animals report reveals

Second annual “Count Your Chickens Report” ranks food companies on progress and transparency toward Better Chicken Commitment standards  LOS ANGELES (Aug. 2, 2023) — The second annual “Count Your Chickens...

The People’s Fund awards $220,000 to 11 grassroots activists working on food system reform

Program aims to achieve racial equity in the movement to create a just and sustainable food system LOS ANGELES (July 20, 2023) — As part of its work to end...

New poll shows majority of Canadians want cage-free eggs

In response to consumer opposition to cages, CageFree.ca presents consumer data, educational materials, and an action page promoting an end to cage confinement of hens TORONTO (June 26, 2023) —...

Mercy For Animals launches public actions in response to food companies’ lack of transparency regarding...

Public poll brings light to consumers’ loss of trust in food companies’ progress toward their animal welfare goals LOS ANGELES (June 8, 2023) — On Thursday, June 8, Mercy For...

Mercy For Animals receives $12.47 million gift from Open Philanthropy

Largest donation in Mercy For Animals’ 23-year history will be allocated to corporate engagement and DEIJ to further animal protection work  SAN FRANCISCO (June 1, 2023) — Mercy For Animals,...

Mercy For Animals Accepting People’s Fund Grant Applications for 2023

Program aims to achieve racial equity in the movement to create a just and sustainable food system LOS ANGELES (May 10, 2023) — As part of Mercy For Animals’ work...