PETA to Pay Students for Animal-Saving Inventions

Just as the car has replaced the horse and buggy and the iPhone has replaced the carrier pigeon, mushroom leather is taking the place of cows’ skin and virtual reality interactions are leaving roadside zoos in the dust—so PETA is searching for the next great animal-friendly innovations. The group’s new Future Without Speciesism Award has… 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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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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PETA Wants Accused Arsonist Charged With Animal Abuse

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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Lifelong Hard Labor for Monkeys Exposed: Walgreens Drops Leading Coconut Milk Brands

Deerfield-based Walgreens Boots Alliance has banned Aroy-D and Chaokoh coconut milk after the brands’ supplier was implicated in PETA Asia’s first-ever undercover investigation into the use of monkeys in Thailand’s coconut industry. The investigation reveals that monkeys are chained, confined to cramped cages, and forced to climb trees and pick coconuts in Thailand to be… Read more »

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