PETA has obtained U.S. Department of Agriculture reports revealing violations of federal law at Bob Evans Farms outside Xenia between 2018 and last month. In response, the group sent a letter today calling on U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio David DeVillers to review these violations of the Humane Methods of Livestock Slaughter… Read more »
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Victory! The notorious Ringling Bros. Center for Elephant Conservation is no more, and most of the elephants held there will be sent to an accredited facility where they can recover.
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After nearly 90,000 supporters of PETA and its affiliates contacted Polish officials, Poland—the world’s third-largest fur producer—is poised to prevent the suffering of millions of minks, foxes, and raccoon dogs.
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As a result of PETA’s successful Endangered Species Act (ESA) lawsuit against Wildlife in Need and its operators—Tim Stark of Tiger King and his ex-wife, Melissa Lane—22 tigers, lions, and tiger/lion hybrids made it out of the now-defunct roadside zoo today. All were transported to The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Colorado and the Turpentine Creek… Read more »
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Historic: The New Jersey Racing Commission is the first U.S. jurisdiction to ban whipping to make horses run faster—and PETA is urging every other racing state to follow suit.
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Today, PETA sent a letter to the state auditor urging an audit of the use of public money, personnel, property, equipment, and space by the University of Cincinnati and Ohio State University for animal experiments deemed non-essential during the COVID-19 pandemic. This apparently led to the euthanasia of animals in the schools’ laboratories. In its… Read more »
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This morning, PETA sent a letter urging Jeremy Markiewicz, the chief deputy district attorney of Jackson County, to file appropriate cruelty-to-animals charges against Michael Jarrod Bakkela, who currently faces arson, criminal mischief, and reckless endangerment charges after he allegedly started a fire that contributed to the devastating Almeda fire. “An enormous number of wild and… Read more »
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The plug may have been pulled on official Oktoberfest celebrations in Munich, Germany, but here at home, PETA is putting the oom-pah-pah into Voktoberfest menus with a round-up of the best vegan versions of traditional German foods that’ll have everyone putting on a dirndl—and yes, there’s even vegan lederhosen—and grabbing a stein to celebrate. Guests… Read more »
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After sustained complaints from PETA urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) not to renew The Camel Farm’s exhibitor’s license, a USDA enforcement proceeding against the roadside zoo was resolved yesterday with the permanent revocation of its license. The Camel Farm can never again be licensed, and it also faces a $126,000 penalty, held in… Read more »
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Thousands of chicks shipped to farmers via the USPS have arrived dead in recent weeks—these reports are giving many people their first glimpse into the deadly egg industry.
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