PETA Demands Criminal Probe Into Horse Beating at Equestrian Show

This morning, PETA sent a letter to Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco calling on him to investigate the vicious whipping of a horse at a show at Desert International Horse Park. Video footage from January 30 shows competitive German Grand Prix jumper Kevin Lemke forcefully striking a horse named Good Luck with a whip six… Read more »

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Alan Cumming to Starbucks Canada Exec: ‘Stop Penalizing Vegans With Upcharges’

Today, PETA Honorary Director Alan Cumming—who just filmed a new show for Apple TV+ in Vancouver—sent an appeal to Starbucks Canada Senior Vice President Lori Digulla, writing, “More than a year ago, Starbucks acknowledged that cow’s milk is the company’s biggest source of carbon dioxide emissions. Yet it continues to penalize customers for making green… Read more »

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CU Killed ‘Unnecessary’ Animals in Taxpayer-Funded Tests; PETA Demands Audits of Waste

In letters sent this morning to several National Institutes of Health (NIH) agencies, the NIH Office of Management Assessment, and the Colorado state auditor, PETA calls on officials to audit the use of and recover wasted taxpayer funds of at least $2,085,973 that the University of Colorado–Boulder used for experiments in which laboratories euthanized at… Read more »

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PETA to NIH: Recover Taxpayer Funds Wasted by Labs That Kill ‘Unnecessary’ Animals in Pandemic

In letters sent this morning to several National Institutes of Health (NIH) agencies, the NIH Office of Management Assessment, and state auditors in Colorado, Missouri, and Oregon, PETA calls on officials to audit the use of and recover at least $5,461,466 in wasted taxpayer funds that the University of Colorado (CU)–Boulder, the University of Missouri–Kansas… Read more »

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Target Drops Coconut Milk Tied to Monkey Labor After PETA Push

Following appeals from PETA and two PETA Asia undercover investigations into the use of captive monkeys, who are kept chained and caged, in Thailand’s coconut-picking industry, Target has ended its sale of coconut milk from major producer Chaokoh. “By dropping Chaokoh, Target is joining thousands of stores that refuse to profit from chained monkeys’ misery,”… Read more »

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PETA Statement: Justify Ruling

Please see the following statement from PETA Senior Vice President Kathy Guillermo regarding the California Horse Racing Board’s decision to let the stewards’ ruling stand and leave Justify as the 2018 Santa Anita Derby winner, despite the violation of medication regulations after it was found that Justify and Hoppertunity had scopolamine in their systems: Laws… Read more »

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ExxonMobil Ends $250K Iditarod Sponsorship After PETA Campaign

As reported by the Associated Press, following a vigorous PETA campaign, ExxonMobil has confirmed that its more than 40 years of support for the Iditarod—the notorious dogsled race in which more than 150 dogs have died, most commonly after inhaling their own vomit—is ending this year. ExxonMobil has sponsored the Iditarod since 1978 and has… Read more »

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Monkey Labor Cover-Up in U.S.-Thai Coconut Trade: Jewel-Osco Tied to PETA Exposé

PETA Asia investigators recently returned to Thailand one year after exposing the use of forced monkey labor on Thai coconut farms—prompting Costco and other retailers around the world to cut ties with Thai coconut milk brands—and found that manufacturers and the Thai government are lying to the public and importers about monkey use, which continues… Read more »

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CU-Boulder Junior Wins Activist of the Year Award

For actively campaigning for recognition of animals’ personhood and protection as the leader of the local hub of Students Opposing Speciesism (SOS)—a PETA-backed, youth-led revolt against the old-fashioned idea that all other animals are here for the benefit of humans—University of Colorado–Boulder junior Paige Scatena has been named PETA’s Activist of the Year, beating out… Read more »

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PETA Exposé Reveals Filth, Feces, and Festering Wounds at Secretive Facilities Supplying Animals to Labs

PETA has obtained never-before-seen photographs and video footage taken by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) inspectors revealing deplorable conditions at facilities that operate out of public view and supply animals for use in the experimentation industry. The images show maggots crawling through animals’ food, green algae growing in water bowls, and animals left to suffer… Read more »

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