Earlier this year, a truck carrying cows to slaughter rolled over. Two animals escaped from the overturned vehicle and made a run for it. One ran for the open doors of a supermarket--it would have seemed like a safe, enclosed space for a terrified animal.
The morning was uneventful; mostly, they waited and chatted. It wasn't a normal day. Animal rights activist Anita Kranjc was appearing in a small-town courthouse facing criminal charges for giving water to a thirsty pig en route to slaughter.
Undercover video recorded by an animal rights activist at one of the largest U.S. pork producers appears to show pigs being beaten and dragged across the slaughterhouse floor as workers cheer and throw blood-soaked towels at one another.
Pigs that appear covered with feces and sores are headed for processing in the video at one of the largest U.S. pork producers.
This video makes a profound statement about the horrors of meat production — without a single drop of blood. The simple three
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On Friday, Twitter user Fateh Singh (@FatedDOE) posted a photo he came across on Budden's Instagram account depicting a man
The ultimate purpose of my farm, though not the whole point, is to raise animals to be slaughtered so that we can eat their meat. Though it is arguably better to treat an animal as an animal rather than a widget, in either case we are assuming that an animal does not have the same capacity for feeling as a human.
Two New Jersey cows on their way to a slaughterhouse made a break for freedom Tuesday night. The two bovines escaped from
They were not abstract pigs. They had faces and attitudes and personalities. They had lives that she had witnessed and documented just before seeing them killed.
It's a blind spot for Hawaii's green politicians, green advocacy groups, and many people who profess to be green. It's an inconvenient truth that animal agriculture's annual share of total global greenhouse emissions is estimated at 51 percent or more.
So, the Drunkard and the Little One are gone. They were killed yesterday just a few minutes after I dropped them off at the slaughterhouse at about 8:30 a.m. They had been with us for about six months and were our two "special needs" pigs.
Yet "The Way of All Flesh" isn't "Walking Dead" fan fic -- it's the result of the latest investigation by National Book Critics
In recent weeks, consumers in the United States may have been relieved to know the discovery of horse meat in products labeled all-beef was relegated to Europe. But The New York Times is reporting that a horse slaughterhouse in New Mexico could be approved in as little as two months.
At the time, Sue Wallis, chief executive of United Equine -- the company behind the plant -- argued to the news outlet that
"Do people eat goat balls too?" A boisterous passerby who was walking past 168th and 3rd in the Morrisania section of the South Bronx stopped outside USA Meatpacking Inc. to ask. Mahmoud smiled. He is used to these questions.
At a Thursday night concert in New York, he thanked his fans for helping him get through depression. "Not Afraid," another
The sanctuary specifically works to find homes for farm animals including cows, pigs, sheep, and more. On Tuesday, Paterson's