Bid on Exquisite Vacations, a Vegan Shopping Spree, and More in Our Gala Auction!
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by Kimberly Johnson
1w ago
From exquisite vacations in exotic locations to incredible plant-based fashion, the Mercy For Animals 25th anniversary auction has it all! Bidding is open until 11:59 p.m. Pacific on Saturday, April 20—the day of our gala!  All proceeds support Mercy For Animals’ critical work, driving our future successes and empowering us to help more farmed animals across the United States and around the world. The gala would not be possible without our incredible, generous sponsors and dedicated advocates like you.  Good luck! Let the bidding begin! A 20″ Hand-Painted Masterpiece Awaits You! Giv ..read more
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Dr. Jane Goodall’s 90th birthday celebrated by Ellen Burstyn, Dr. Deepak Chopra, Sen. Cory Booker, Alicia Silverstone, Tabitha Brown, James Cromwell, other global public figures
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by Robin Goist
1w ago
The international cast of notable narrators highlights the advocacy of Mercy For Animals and the Jane Goodall Institute. LOS ANGELES (April 3, 2024) — On April 3, the world will observe the 90th birthday of Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, a renowned ethologist, a conservationist, a UN Messenger of Peace and the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI). In honor of Dr. Goodall’s milestone birthday, Mercy For Animals and JGI have released a special short film, “Voices of Hope ~ Words of Wisdom by Dr. Jane Goodall,” produced to commemorate her lifelong advocacy for animals, people and the environment ..read more
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New Short Film: Epic International Cast Honors Dr. Jane Goodall’s 90th Birthday
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by Hannah Bugga
1w ago
In honor of Dr. Jane Goodall’s 90th birthday, Mercy For Animals and the Jane Goodall Institute have released a special short film, Voices of Hope ~ Words of Wisdom by Dr. Jane Goodall, produced to commemorate Dr. Goodall’s lifelong advocacy for animals, people, and the environment. Narrated by more than 20 public figures from around the world, the film aims to inspire people to emulate Dr. Goodall’s powerful work as an activist, a conservationist, and a changemaker.  Opening with a statement from Dr. Goodall herself, the film features a collection of profound quotes from Dr. Goodall reci ..read more
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Statement on person infected with Bird Flu in Texas after contact with cows at dairy farm
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by Jessica Bohrson
1w ago
The following statement regarding the human Bird Flu infection may be attributed to Frances Chrzan, Senior Federal Policy Manager at Mercy For Animals: “Since last week, five states have reported possible cases of bird flu in cows, and now a Texas dairy farm worker has been diagnosed with the disease. If government officials don’t act now, we will continue to see diseases spread through factory farms. Mercy For Animals calls on Congress to pass the Industrial Agriculture Accountability Act to hold corporations accountable for the serious public health threats they impose on Americans.” – Fra ..read more
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Undercover footage, despite ag-gag threats, reveals shocking animal cruelty
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by Jessica Bohrson
2w ago
Mercy For Animals’ “Frankenchicken” investigation unveils a real-life horror story at the nation’s second-largest poultry company. FRANKFORT, Ky. — Hidden-camera footage from a Mercy For Animals investigator exposes cruelty to chickens at various Kentucky contract farms for Pilgrim’s Pride Corp, the second-largest poultry company in the United States. Despite looming “ag-gag” threats, the investigation reveals chickens in overcrowded, filthy conditions being kicked against barn walls and thrown into cramped transport cages at facilities raising animals for Pilgrim’s Pride, which supplies major ..read more
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Breaking: Birds at Major Chicken Supplier Viciously Kicked and Thrown
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by Hannah Bugga
2w ago
Breaking investigation footage of multiple Pilgrim’s contract farms shows six-week-old chickens being viciously kicked and thrown. The footage was captured in Kentucky—the same state where new ag-gag legislation is currently being considered.  Pilgrim’s is the second-largest poultry company in the United States, raising and killing around three billion chickens a year and supplying large restaurant chains, including KFC and Popeyes. Our undercover investigator documented the harrowing process of chicken catching, as Pilgrim’s hired workers chase birds and force them into transport cages ..read more
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The Ultimate Guide to Vegan Eggs
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by Kimberly Johnson
2w ago
The egg industry condemns hens to lives of misery and then sends them to be slaughtered at just a fraction of their normal life spans. But the good news is that we can all end our support of this cruel industry by choosing vegan eggs. Whenever you choose a plant-based option over a chicken’s egg, you make a difference! Here are some of our favorite vegan eggs you can enjoy at home:  Yo-Egg Photo: Yo-Egg Yo-Egg is a revolutionary company that makes delicious low-calorie vegan eggs with decadent flavor. The Poached One and the Sunny One feature runny yolks for an authentic experience. The P ..read more
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Breaking: Texas and Kansas Report Bird Flu in Cows at Dairies
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by Jessica Salazar
2w ago
U.S. officials announced on Monday that milk obtained from cows used for dairy in Texas and Kansas had tested positive for bird flu. The type A H5N1 strain of the virus, which has caused outbreaks in birds for decades and occasionally infected humans, has been confirmed by the Texas Animal Health Commission.  Officials in Minnesota reported last week that bird flu had been diagnosed in a baby goat at a farm after an outbreak of the virus among poultry. This marks the first incidence of highly pathogenic avian influenza in U.S. farmed animals other than birds. About three weeks ago, cattle ..read more
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20 Trailblazing Women Who Have Shaped the Vegan and Animal Protection Movements
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by Jessica Salazar
2w ago
Throughout history, women have played a pivotal role in the fight for animal rights. From starting powerful animal protection organizations and exposing atrocities in factory farms to developing mouthwatering plant-based foods, women have revolutionized the field of animal advocacy. We hope the stories of these remarkable women, past and present, will inspire you to create meaningful impact for animals. 1. Caroline Earle White Caroline Earle White, an outstanding American philanthropist and anti-vivisection activist, co-founded the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ..read more
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Statement on bird flu in dairy milk
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by Robin Goist
2w ago
The following statement regarding the presence of bird flu in dairy milk may be attributed to Frances Chrzan, senior federal policy manager at Mercy For Animals: “Two states so far have confirmed the presence of bird flu in dairy milk, and a third is investigating. We must not wait for a public health catastrophe. Mercy For Animals calls on Congress to pass the Industrial Agriculture Accountability Act, legislation that would require corporations to take responsibility for the pandemic risks they cause. Reforming the U.S. food system is critical to reducing suffering for farmed animals and pr ..read more
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