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San Francisco Residents: Take Action for Farmed Animals and Kids!

by Nadia Schilling

  San Francisco Residents: Take Action for Farmed Animals & Kids! The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) ‘Future Dining Experience’ initiative decides the daily school lunches for over 53,000 children. Recently, the World Health Organization ranked processed meats alongside cigarettes with regard to their carcinogenic threat to human health. Encourage SFUSD to ditch processed […]

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James Cameron Reveals the Truth About the Meat Industry

by Nadia Schilling

  James Cameron Reveals the Truth About the Meat Industry Acclaimed film director James Cameron and New York Times columnist Mark Bittman talk about plant-based eating as a powerful way to help stop climate change. “Once James Cameron realized the impact livestock and animal products are having on the planet, he looked at his plate […]

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Eating Animal Protein Increases Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

by Ingrid Taylor

  Researchers have found a connection between meat consumption and increased risk of Type 2 Diabetes. In a study published online this March in the American Journal of Epidemiology, researchers examined the dietary habits of over 200,000 people. They found that people who ate most of their protein from animal sources had a 13% higher […]

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Boknal Dog-Killing Days Will Be Here Soon

by Bob Price

Boknal Dog-Killing Days Will Be Here Soon Time marches inexorably forward, and the Boknal Days of South Korea are fast approaching. We are so deeply honored that so many of you have pledged your hard earned support to ensure that when that time arrives, In Defense of Animals will be there; on the ground and […]

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Boknal Days are Coming…

by Bob Price

  Boknal Days Are Coming There isn’t much time, so let’s get right to the point. As foretold by the lunar calendar, the hottest days of the year are drawing near. Boknal Days of South Korea are coming. That’s when the torture and crude slaughter of dogs begins, murders that go on for nearly an […]

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Factory-Farmed Soy Tastes Just Like Meat

by Ingrid Taylor

  Factory-Farmed Soy Tastes Just Like Meat Vegetarians can finally enjoy the taste of meat with Greenwood Farms’ new “Nature’s Way” meatless products. According to Greenwood Farms, eighty percent of taste test participants couldn’t tell the difference between their products and regular meat. The secret to “Nature’s Way” authentic and mouthwatering taste is not in […]

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3D Virtual Slaughterhouse

by Ingrid Taylor

  Viewers Experience the Horrors of a 3D Virtual Slaughterhouse A quick internet search will bring up countless links to videos of slaughterhouses. Whether the victims are pigs, cattle, or chickens, animal rights organizations have worked tirelessly documenting and posting videos depicting the horror and fear in the final moments of an animal’s life in […]

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Iceland Won’t Be Killing Whales This Summer!

by Laura Bridgeman

  This summer, the Icelandic whaling fleet will stay in port and will not kill any whales. Kristján Loftsson, the managing director of Hvalur whaling company, is the driving force behind Iceland’s whaling industry and has been keeping it afloat for years. Loftsson had planned to kill 155 fin whales and ship most of the […]

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What Is ‘Certified Humane’?

by Nadia Schilling

How Marketing Gurus are Trying to Dupe You You may have seen ‘Certified Humane’ and similar claims on meat packages, but what do they really mean? Sadly, not very much. ‘Certified Humane’ labels prey on people’s consciences, using misleading and confusing information to make customers feel they are doing the right thing for animals. ‘Humane’ […]

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Chinese Millionaire Loses Dog, Begins Fight to Save China’s Dogs

by Melissa Flower

  When his own dog went missing, Wang Yan searched and searched, hoping to be reunited with his beloved companion. In the U.S., such a search would take us to various animal shelters. In China, Yan faced the horrifying reality that his dog may have been taken to be eaten. He went to the local […]