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The Shocking Number of Chickens Who Die Before Reaching the Kill Blade

By Dane

Millions of chickens raised for meat die each year before ever reaching the slaughterhouse. In fact, figures obtained between 2016 and 2017 by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) show that 1.35 million chickens were found to have died during transport to the…

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Everything You Need to Know About NYC’s Foie Gras Ban

By Kim Johnson

As you've probably already heard, traditional foie gras is on the way out in New York City. According to an article in the New York Times, 1,000 restaurants in New York City currently serve Foie Gras, but that’s all going to change…

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Today is the Best Day to go Plant-Based

By Kim Johnson

There are so many reasons that make NOW the best time to ditch animal-derived foods. Here are just a few:  YOU’LL BE LEFT IN THE DUST IF YOU DON’T MAKE A CHANGE. As more and more people learn about the cruelty involved…

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Why Did The Chicken Cross The Instagram Account?

By Dane

If you ask anyone who shares their home with a chicken, they’ll tell you that chickens are sweet, smart, and individualistic. Check out some of our favorite Instagram accounts that prove that chickens are friends, not food.  Hen Stefani - @hen_stephani This…

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The Game Changers: New Documentary Dispels Myths About Eating Meat

By Ollie Davidson

https://youtu.be/iSpglxHTJVM In the breakthrough documentary The Game Changers, elite Special Forces trainer and The Ultimate Fighter winner James Wilks travels the world on a quest for the truth about meat, protein, and strength to change the way people eat and live. THE…

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Imagine Living in a Dim Room for the Rest of Your Life

By Dane

Much like humans, chickens primarily explore the world through their sense of sight. In fact, vision is a chicken’s strongest sense and some behaviors are influenced by the amount of light put off by a source (such as the sun). Just like…

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Animal Equality Calls Out McDonald’s in New York for Advertising Week

By Maral Cavner

Advocates from Animal Equality recently traveled to New York for New York Advertising Week to call on restaurant giant McDonald’s to ban the worst abuses to baby birds in its supply chain. WHY NEW YORK AD WEEK: New York Ad Week, a…

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4 Ways The Fishing Industry is Destroying the Planet

By Kim Johnson

You may have learned about the devastating effects that the animal agriculture industry has on land use and deforestation from the news stories about the Amazon Rainforest fires. But meat and dairy aren’t the only foods that are harmful to the environment.…

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Greta Thunberg Leads 150 Countries in International Climate Strike

By Ollie Davidson

People from all over the world, led by 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg and her Fridays for Future movement, are participating in a coordinated strike today to demonstrate against the world’s inaction on climate change.  THE DETAILS: In what will likely…

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Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Wyndham Destinations Announce International Cage-Free Policy

By Ollie Davidson

Following a public campaign by the Open Wing Alliance launched only days earlier, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Wyndham Destinations have both announced that by 2025, 100% of all eggs used by the companies will be from cage-free sources.  THE DETAILS: The…

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