ANIMAL AGRICULTURE NEWS
Coronavirus has hit China hard and food has been singled out as the cause of the outbreak. It is, no surprise that the Chinese are interested in JUST egg.
The heart-warming story of how a third-generation cattle rancher became the founder of a sanctuary where cows like little Hope can live a full, long life.
Switching to a plant-based diet is great for your health and great for the environment, delicious and incredibly convenient.
Factory farming is making us sick, destroying the environment and harming animals. Is this the price we want to pay for profit?
Humans have caused the majority of the fires because of the need for more open lands for agriculture and cattle ranching.
Concerned environmental scientists have called attention to the destruction of the Amazon rain-forest urging that the damage is irreparable.
The argument between which is healthier – butter or margarine has raged on for ages. Finally, we have a scientific verdict.
Plant-based “vegan meat” and vegan fast-food options are all the rage at restaurants as consumer demand grows.
Not everyone is happy with the suggestion by the EU’s agriculture commissioner, Janusz Wojciechowski, to cut down on pig farming.
Climate change and food insecurity tell us we must reform our food systems or risk further destruction and eventual extinction.
Make no mistake there is nothing natural about the Brazilian wildfires, which are usually started by farmers clearing land for animal agriculture.
Veganism is more popular than ever. With the help of social media and vegan stars making headlines, more young people are opting for the lifestyle.
Tennis icon Serena Williams is right on trend with the release of a vegan leather line for more environmentally-conscious consumers. According to her, it is her way of helping inspire people to take part in saving the environment. This is as new market research...
There is a term used by psychologists - cognitive dissonance - which occurs when a person holds two or more contradictory beliefs, ideas, or values, or participates in an action that goes against one of these three, and experiences psychological stress because of...
The trade deal would see the importation of food that is deemed unfit to farm in the UK. Farmers are calling the deal “unethical” and “insane”.
UK consumers fear US trade deal due to the possible import of chlorinated chicken, but what else would the deal put on British shelves.
Internet search trends suggest that the conversation around animal agriculture, cruelty and climate change is having a real impact on Canadian interests.
Making a conscious choice to switch to a vegan diet could spur people to actively lessen their impact on the planet and the environment.
Your diet has a far larger impact on the environment than you know. Meat, dairy and unsustainable farming are draining the earth.
The food of the future could soon be produced by being printed with a 3D machine.
In a statement by CEO, Kevin Johnson, the retail coffee giant outlined plans for an environmentally-friendly menu, including the use of plant-based milk.
Deforestation and rising temperatures are a major cause of natural destruction. The Great Barrier Reef is one of its biggest victims.
Corned beef is a simple and delectable household staple we all grew up with and its now available completely cruelty free and 100% delicious.
63% of Iowa’s land goes towards growing grain, but about half of all the grain production is pummeled towards feeding farm animals for the slaughter.
Higher intakes of cow’s milk are associated with an increased risk for breast cancer, according to a new study.
The incident, that was filmed on camera, has ignited discussions about the ethical limitations of those in charge of commercial livestock rearing.
Wildlife farming was promoted as an easy way for rural Chinese people to get rich, but little was known about the actual scale of the industry.
Following the rapid spread of the Coronavirus in China, its appalling wildlife trade in animals for food and fur has been reigned in slightly
Thailand’s biggest animal agriculture firm, CPF, find themselves looking to plant based products as the demand for meat-free options grows.
Its easy to get tricked into believing these common myths about plant-based diets, but most of them do not hold up to scrutiny.
Americans lack information about the link between food and climate change. A poll reveals that many would go vegan had they been given the education.
A number of UK Universities have sliced meat off the menu in favour of popular plant-based options due to concerns for the environment.
The Spanish government makes an important move towards sustainability by providing funding to a vegan meat alternative startup.
Have you ever wondered what impact veganism could have on an animal-agriculture heavy economy such as that of New Zealand?
Some US dairy farms will be converted into oats fields to assist with environmental efforts including protecting bio-diversity and biodynamic ecosystems.
Many Americans are ignorant of the impact that Animal Animal Agriculture lack Knowledge, Not Desire, to Eat Plant-Based Diets
A new poll suggests that education is all that stops most Americans from embracing plant-based diets that are better for the planet.
A property company will only approve expenses for veggie food . Only meatless food be compensated for, in a bid to reduce its environmental impact.
Dutch animal welfare organization is speaking out against long-running European Union subsidy programs that support the animal agriculture industry.
Vegan yogurt brand Hälsa Foods is helping U.S. farmers transition to dairy. Its new conversion program will help farmers grow oats instead. Vegan yogurt.
Americans tend to stick their heads in the sands when it comes to the environmental footprint of their food
The reluctance the food of Americans to give up their hamburgers, steaks, meat and sausage is doing terrible harm to the planet
Speaking from the heart with great Joachin Phoenix, spoke to the attendees at the Oscars who were still clueless about Animal Agriculture’s barbarity
The EU has been criticised for funding campaigns to promote the consumption of meat among European consumers, despite tabling Meat Tax.
Hollywood Hunk Harrison Ford says he is no longer eating meat and dairy. “I know it’s not really good for the planet, and it’s not really good for me.”
In recent years, the rainforest has suffered unprecedented damages as a result of thousand of fires set to clear ground for cattle ranching.
He is telling the stories of the forgotten animals who land on our plates every year – stories the animal agriculture industry tries to hide from us.
The global demand for animal proteins, whether from domesticated or wild animals, is growing and becoming unsustainable.
This is a thorny question, and food sustainability experts are reluctant to single out any one plant milk as best because all have pros and cons.
Long before the recent record-breaking fires in Australia, koalas were already in danger of extinction due to rampant deforestation.
According to a recent survey, 77% of Canadian consumers understand the harmful environmental impact of eating red meat.
If you have slunk back to burgers after a month of Veganuary, all is not lost. Here’s how British shoppers can track down high-welfare, eco-friendly produce
Public health and infectious disease experts are sounding the alarm about climate change making the risk of other novel afflictions much more explosive.
As cultured meat moves toward commercialisation, Aleph Farms is opening its doors to show visitors how meat is made without killing animals.
Recent research found 53% of respondents liked the taste of plant-alternatives and 47% believe that plant-alternatives are better for the environment.
NovaMeat, which creates realistic meat alternatives by 3D-printing plant-based proteins, has just developed a new version of its meat-free steak.
France has said that from 2021, the practice of culling male chicks by live-shredding them will be banned in the egg industry.
Some 60 per cent of people are completely unaware that to produce milk a cow has first to be made pregnant and deliver a baby; and she has to do it every year, year after year.
The Australia fires, which began in late October, have burnt more than 26 million acres. They are concentrated in two southeastern Australian states, Victoria and New South Wales, where about 50 million farmed animals are held every year. While also killing one billion wild animals.
What do meat-eaters really think of Veganism? According to a new study, the perceptions that they have of veganism may well be changing.
on Stewart, American comedian, writer, producer, director, political commentator, actor, and host of The Daily Show for many years, retired to run an animal sanctuary with his wife, Tracey. On Realizing that pigs have individual personalities—and working on opening an animal sanctuary—helped Jon Stewart switch to a vegan diet.
About 100 million animals are killed for meat in the UK every month – but very little is heard about the people doing the killing. Here, one former abattoir worker describes her job, and the effect it had on her mental health.
The current state of sendinf livestock by sea is nothing short of disgraceful. They are driven onto ships that are old and not fit for purpose , suffering journeys that last for weeks with many dying from thirst, hunger and exposure.
Greta Thunberg, was speaking on behalf of the world’s youth is furious with world leaders for the lack of action on the Climate Emergency.
How the Middle East's water shortage drives demand for live animal imports. The increasingly dry region relies on imports of sheep and cows from as far as Brazil to satisfy the rapidly growing population Cows are waiting in pens, on sweet-smelling fresh straw. They...
Until factory farms housing millions of animals are eliminated and live animal markets permanently shut down, human diseases will continue to arise.
This marks the largest funding moment in the history of the cell-based meat industry, confirming that the sustainable food industry is on fire right now.
Billions of animals are burned alive in fires – be they bush fires in Australia, barn fires, and wildfires where they have almost no protection in law.
The UK’s anti-terrorism police force has listed animal rights and environmental protection groups in the same category as Satanists, Jihadists, alt-rights groups etc comparing these groups to terrorists. The idea that Animal rights groups are dangerously deluded psychos is being pushed by the alt-right all over the world.
Faux meat companies will need to perfect their production and processing systems and figure out how to get all that fake meat to the masses.
The National Trust is going to plant trees on 44 000 acres of land. Around half of this land is used by farmers, who will have to reduce their herds.
Reducing animal agriculture would significantly impact emissions targets. Therefore, our global meat consumption must peak by 2030, and then drop significantly.
Due to growing concerns around land use and livestock emissions, expect plant-based diets to feature heavily in future roadmaps for food sustainability.
Inspectors at slaughterhouses in the Netherlands regularly encounter pigs drowning in piping hot water baths, kicking and screaming.
Up to 100 000 sheep were killed in bush fires on Kangaroo Island and at least 25 000 more livestock perished in fires on mainland Australia.
“Apocalypse Cow: How Meat Killed the Planet,” looks at how meat has damaged the planet and how agriculture could be changed for the better.
Rebellyous plans to save billions of birds by making vegan meat cheaper than meat produced in factory farms.
Scientists are replacing crops and livestock with food made from microbes and water. It may just save humanity’s bacon, says George Monbiot.
Heat waves aren’t just a people problem. When food, water, shade, and safe transport are scarce, farm animals are often the first ones to suffer.
Investors are starting to give meat suppliers a warning: make better progress in tackling climate change or risk being shunned.
Scientists have warned that livestock production needs to reach its peak within the next decade in order to tackle the climate emergency.
Even though animal agriculture has been proven to be a leading cause of climate change, policies are being signed that will increase animal production.
Factory farming is responsible for many public and environmental health issues and antibiotic resistance is just one of them.
A recent survey found that 60 percent of Scottish dairy farmers are “not so confident” or “not at all confident” about the future of the industry.
China is set to become the world’s largest consumer of animal products, Silicon Valley is looking to become the default plant-based food for young Chinese.
A monumental shift in the way that we produce and consume food, in particular protein, is essential if the Earth is to avoid a climate catastrophe.
Eating animal products is bad for the planet. It is also bad for men. Scientists have proven that beyond a shadow of a doubt.
Consumers in the UK are shying away from sausages and bacon believing them to be a high health risk. Instead, people are choosing plant-based options.
Animal Rebellion has taken the CARGILL CO on in an open letter setting out their horrific impact on food systems worldwide.
A ship carrying almost 15 000 sheep overturned in the Black Sea near Romania. It is possible the sheep were destined to be slaughtered in Saudi Arabia.
Animal biologist and meat-eater, Liz Bonnin, investigates what our hunger for meat is doing to our planet.
If you thought the only real burger is a meat burger, you are in for a big surprise! Turns out the humble pea may be the answer to the world’s protein needs.
A sharp rise in deforestation in the Amazon had drawn global concern, spotlighting the environmental impact of the loss of huge swathes of forests.
We must reduce carbon emissions by 40% in the next 12 years to have a 50% chance of avoiding a catastrophe.
The two largest cities in the USA, NYC and Los Angeles have asked companies to stop trading with those responsible for the Amazone wildfires.
Turkey is a popular meal choice for many people during this festive period, but did you know that turkeys are one of the most abused land animals on the planet?
A report has revealed that the meat industry is responsible for one-third of freshwater use and is doing little to mitigate risks or reduce water use.
America's largest milk producer, Dean Food is bankrupt. They are blaming falling milk sales on a switch to plant-based milk, especially by Millennials. The 94-year-old company — known for brands including Country Fresh, TruMoo, Land O’Lakes, and DairyPure — has faced...
In the pitched battle between the meat industry and insurgent vegan manufacturers, few would deny the momentum is on the side of the latter.
The world’s people face “untold suffering due to the climate crisis”, according to a stark warning from more than 11,000 scientists from 153 countries.
It may sound like science fiction, but in future we may be eating steak from a printer and other proteins produced from air, methane or volcanic microbes.
According to the World Organisation for Animal Health, a quarter of the world’s pig population is in danger of dying from African swine fever.
The Economist dubbed 2019 The Year of The Vegan. From a small fringe group, Veganism is now a mainstream choice.
California’s oldest dairy farm, Giacomazzi Dairy, is ending its operations. It’s turning its back on cows and growing almonds instead.
The UK is on track to miss its 2050 climate change emissions targets while Animal Agriculture pumps out more greenhouse gas than fossil-fueled transport.
The National Farmer’s Union (NFU) is aiming for net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040, but there is no mention of reducing animal agriculture in the report.
Vegan burgers are better for the more health-conscious, plus being an eco-friendly and ethical choice.
A new report sees a major disruption in where we get our food. It heralds the end of the Animal Agriculture industry by 2030.
If 20% of wealthy countries went vegan and cut food waste, we could be looking at carbon absorption by 2050 as opposed to global warming.
Meret Schneider, Green Party member and co-founder of animal rights think tank Sentience Politics, initiated a ban on factory farming earlier this year.
British barrister Michael Mansfield has proposed a ban on eating meat stating that animal agriculture’s impact on the planet could be regarded as ‘ecocide’.
Tyson Foods slaughters approximately 37,000,000 chickens per week through fifty facilities, which equates to around 5.3 million birds killed daily.
As consumers start to eat less meat and dairy because of their climate impacts, beef and dairy industries have been pushed further into defensive mode.
Consuming lots of dairy could raise the risk of men developing prostate cancer, a review of evidence has suggested.
Alternative protein products are escalating but their success must not let us forget about the real problem that is industrialized animal agriculture.
The Age of Animal Protein – with its environmental, ethical, and health baggage- seems to be giving way to the Age of Alternative Protein.
A groundbreaking new TV series is asking families to choose between eating meat and the life of their beloved family pets - Putting a face on your meal. It is one of the most shocking ultimatums ever delivered on television. In this groundbreaking series, a family of...
The last decade has seen an explosion in the alternative protein space, and one of the new meat contenders is the cultivation of animal cells for human consumption — commonly referred to as ‘lab-grown’ or ‘cultured’ meat. The idea of cultured meat is not a new one....
Meat industry forecasts of rising demand are being challenged by new reports that see the future of animal-derived proteins as limited to bleak.
When it comes the damage meat is doing to the planet, it is not preposterous to think that it could become illegal, but practical solutions for farmers are needed going forward.
The world’s largest animal protein producers continue to pollute without being cited for their impact according to a new report.
The meat and dairy industry’s demand for soya is driving an environmental crisis in one of the world’s most threatened forests.
For decades soya beans have been the main supply of plant-based protein, but pea protein has become an attractive alternative.
Beef and dairy farmers should no longer be paid subsidies and producers of animal products should be treated in the same way as tobacco companies, an influential scientific journal has argued. Leading journal the Lancet has published a study which claims money...
The writing is on the wall – the collapse of the industrial livestock industry is on its way, followed by the collapse of related and supporting industries.
Vegan actor Jerome Flynn – known for his role as Bronn on Game of Thrones- will be narrating a new animal-rights documentary about an industrial pig farm in England.
A leading barrister says eating meat could become illegal, because it is so bad for the environment.
World’s biggest burger supplier sourced meat from Amazon farmer found guilty of using deforested land
The world’s biggest supplier of burgers sourced meat from a farmer in the Amazon who had been found guilty of using deforested land, say reports.
The security of humanity is at risk without reform to these subsidies, along with a big reduction in meat eating, says the Food and Land Use Coalition.
Connecting the dots on animal agriculture’s impact on the environment, coupled with the truth about nutrition.
The destructive impact of animal agriculture on our environment far exceeds that of any other technology on Earth.
Small changes to your lifestyle and eating habits that will have a lasting impact on the future of our environment.
Concerns about the safety of post-Brexit imports mask a bigger issue: the hyper-intensive American farming model.
However, about 77% of the meat and dairy industry makes little to no disclosure about emissions from their operations and supply chains.
The meat and dairy industry is increasingly feeling the effects of climate change, but they are abnormally quiet about their own role in the crisis.
The world’s biggest producers of meat, dairy and seafood are failing to tackle the enormous impact they are having on the planet.
If the Amazon keeps burning, it’s likely to turn into a completely different ecosystem, with fewer trees and different species of plants and animals.
Footage allegedly showing sheep being killed when not stunned properly and being dragged by their legs and throat has been obtained by an animal welfare charity.
Forget climate change – the antibiotics crisis will kill us all first, says NHS chief.
Cattle ranchers have become the single biggest driver of the Amazon’s deforestation, according to the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.
The amount of time left save the planet is rapidly shrinking. However, there’s something each of us can do about it – and it begins at breakfast.
The Amazon burning up at a rapid rate is making headline news. What isn’t being talked about is that the biggest cause of fires in the Amazon is animal agriculture.
Whilst nobody can confirm who started the fires, it is a known fact that animal farming is responsible for most of the world’s deforestation.
Planting trees is one way to offset deforestation. But, if we want a shot at combatting the climate crisis, we need to cut down fewer trees to begin with.
One of the U.S.’s most dangerous industries is becoming even more hazardous for workers, as animal welfare and consumer safety are also put on the line.
The growing demand for meat that doesn’t impact the environment has been heard loud and clear by investors all around the world.
Contrary to what they want you to believe, dairy is not kind. Dairy is not innocent. Dairy is exploitative, violent and cruel.