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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....
February 23, 2021
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....
February 18, 2021
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...
Sarah Von Alt
February 16, 2021
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....
February 11, 2021
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....
February 6, 2021
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!...
February 1, 2021
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 Proposed Rule to Permanently Increase Chicken Slaughter-Line Speeds Has Been Withdrawn
A federal rule that would have allowed an increase in slaughter-line speeds for chickens in the United States has been withdrawn....
January 26, 2021
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....
January 25, 2021
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....
January 19, 2021
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....
January 14, 2021