The latest animal rights and ethical news
Since December, nearly a thousand dolphins have been discovered dead on France's Atlantic coast
The global giant says it will stop using the discredited 'swim tests' in the future, in its own laboratories, or outside ones
While most people agree that as omnivores, dogs can be very healthy on a well-planned vegan diet, there is more debate around cats, as they are natural carnivores
The marine biologists who conducted the animal's autopsy branding the waste plastic 'disgusting', saying action must be taken by the government against those who continue to treat the waterways and ocean as dumpsters
The former bouncer described himself as 'blind as a bat' before removing animal products from his diet
The cosmetics company said it's 'unconvinced that even the very best egg production is free from suffering'
The beagles, who are part of toxicity experiments, are just 36 of the 60,000 dogs used annually in experiments at hundreds of labs across the United States of America
Fish have personalities. They plan, recognize, remember, court, parent, innovate, manipulate, and get depressed. So why do we treat them so badly?
Numbers of the animals - who share around 97 percent of their DNA with humans - have sharply fallen in recent decades, with habitat loss cited as the major reason
Paul Youd, who has been vegan for 15 years, says he has so much energy eating plants he feels like a 40-year-old
The mass-production vehicle, which will go on display at the Geneva International Motor Show this week, is the recipient of a Compassionate Business Award from PETA
A bat conservation worker has suggested banning the 'killing-devices' following the incident
The CEO of the National Dairy Council said veganism is 'too restrictive and expensive' for most people - and that the 'trend' is already 'halfway through its life cycle'
According to data released in 2017, the number of megafarms across the UK is skyrocketing, with around 800 of the facilities operating across the nation
The car manufacturer's Polestar car is being touted as a rival to Tesla’s Model 3
Following the advert's release across the country, multiple complaints were made to Advertising Standards Canada, leading to the ads being pulled
In a world that sometimes forgets to smile, it's more important than ever to inject a little kindness into our lives
The undercover footage shows workers punch, kick and swear at dairy cows and their newborn calves
According to welfare organization The League Against Cruel Sports, the animals had been caught in snares which it described as ' illegal and self-locking'
Environment Secretary Michael Gove made the comments during a farming conference - adding that he is a big fan of the anti-vegan 'Februdairy' marketing campaign
The Environment Secretary said that being a vegan is 'respectable; but that it is 'wrong' for activists to try and stop farmers from carrying out their business
The giant corporation, which has partnered the Humane Society International on its #BeCrueltyFree campaign, says it's invested more than $420 million over forty years in developing non-animal test methods
The announcement has been met with criticism and disappointment from animal advocate who called the planned slaughter 'morally repugnant and economically bankrupt'
The major bank has now apologized and has revealed that the worker in question is facing disciplinary action. It has offered the customer compensation
New data from the Food Standards Agency shows a staggering number of animals killed using the gas - which campaigners describe as an 'unacceptable' method of slaughter
Remaining company members said they had enjoyed a good professional and personal relationship with Shieff - but that everyone involved decided it was better for him to leave
Animal advocate Joey Carbstrong has been inundated with angry messages telling him to 'jump off a cliff' and another saying 'when I get my hands on you...you're dead'
The founders of La Fauxmagerie in Brixton invited Dairy UK bosses to come to their store and sample plant-based cheeses - saying there is plenty of space in the market for everyone
The 'Piggy Paddock Appeal' is aiming to raise over £2,000 to help improve the well-being of its rescued animals
New data shows that meat eaters can be extremely picky when it comes to the eating habits and philosophy of their significant others
The car manufacturer is heading towards a 'sporty and sustainable future' with one of its latest creations: the ŠKODA VISION RS
Many dairy farmers are feeling under attack following Veganuary and the rise of veganism - as well as the publication of a map showing the addresses of dairy facilities across the UK
An Australian dairy organization says that dairy alternative products have been 'incorrectly labeled'. This has been disputed by Unilever, which owns Magnum
The cub that had been smuggled from Bangkok, Thailand, was said to have been found in a 'state of shock' and 'appeared to be weak'
The world's leading cereal maker, the Kellogg Company, has stricken a deal with PETA US after more than 11 years of extensive discussion regarding animal testing
An investigation of the growth of the country's industry has revealed disturbingly low levels of animal welfare
The Devon farmer realized he was 'too upset' to have the animals killed after finding the journey to the slaughterhouse too hard - and instead decided to let them live out their days in peace
The Trust has removed a mohair item from its collection and has confirmed it will be sourcing alternative materials for future products
Animal welfare campaigners say the new technology 'is superior to animal tests and more accurately reflects what will happen in people'
The workers used hot irons to prevent animals' horns from growing - without any anesthetics or pain relief. Footage shows the calves kicking and crying out in 'agony' as smoke rises from their flesh
The room, furnished with embroidered Piñatex, a modern leather alternative made from pineapple leaves, was designed to be as 'ethically-friendly as possible'
The animals are now being rehomed following their removal from Big Island Dairy in Ookala coordinated by Hawaii Lava Flow Animal Rescue Network
Industry figures admitted they are facing a number of problems - with the 'normalization' of veganism and celebrities and athletes just one of the issues facing their ailing industry
Corne Uys has been praised for his bravery and compassion after taking a major risk in rescuing the animals during the deadly fire. He managed to save 33 tortoises
Queens Skate Dine Bowl in Bayswater was criticized by organizations like PETA - as well as many individuals - when it announced plans to force the animals to take part
The famously pro-Brexit MP says he would feel 'disloyal' frequenting a vegan eatery - because his constituency is a dairy farming area
Khaled - who is Plant Based News' Investment Director & Co-Owner - says he is 'humbled and honored' by the appointment, describing it as an 'incredible honor'
The agency is the only company in the country to carry adverts on buses and trains in Ireland
The reports may disappoint fans of the Duchess who refuses to wear real fur, loves vegan leather, and has previously claimed to 'eat vegan during the week'
An estimated 10% of the UK's 85,000 inmates are vegan - sending demand for plant-based options soaring
Campaigners are calling on the local sheriff to investigate a slaughterhouse and file charges as appropriate following the incident which they described as 'disturbing'
The unnamed man says the 'slagging' he would get from his parents if they discovered he'd ditched all animal products would be 'desperate'
The unnamed perpetrator admitted the offense saying he'd heard about others doing the same thing. He cited financial pressures as motivation
The fire which started on Saturday morning was described as a 'major incident' by local emergency services, who sent 75 firefighters to deal with the flames
The village made headlines last month when activists asked it to change its name from 'Wool' to 'Vegan Wool'
Pilots Eric Swaffer and Izabela Lechowicz were passionate vegans: now donations made in their name will be used to support advocacy
The report shows severe cases of animal neglect and a failure to meet basic standards - leading to extreme animal suffering
The non-profit works with pioneers in the plant-based meat and clean meat fields in order to remove animals from the food system
The advert also claimed that fur is 'biodegradable' - with campaigners saying the soup of chemicals and dyes used to treat the fabric means it does not rot
The Vegan Tannery decided to donate 10% of all its sales to Tower Hill Stables Sanctuary in a bid to help animals, instead of offering discounts
The petition is part of a campaign by welfare organization Cruelty Free International, which is backed by multiple celebrities and politicians
The anti-dairy advert was commissioned by animal rights charity Viva! and directed by Plant Based News Co-founder Robbie Lockie
According to animal welfare campaigners, gel was put on 'gleaming udders' to make them look 'even bigger', and cows were left unmilked for as long as possible
The gallery had offered a sample Christmas menu on its website which included a started of ‘ham hock and foie gras terrine with bottled quince’, with three courses costing almost £40
This vegan-run holiday accommodation is kind to animals and the environment - there are no animal foods, bone china teacups, or animal-tested toiletries here
Leading global animal protection agency Animal Equality filmed men who can be seen jabbing pigs with pitchforks as they squeal, and slamming gates on them
Activists claim farmers don't want animal suffering documented as the footage would show calves being removed from their mothers - which is distressing for both
The plant-based centerpieces were donated by vegan company Tofurky and organized by animal rights charity PETA as part of the team's Annual Community Outreach Program
One turkey farmer claimed activists are scaring turkeys on her facility - and said she chose her profession because she 'loves' the animals
The filmmaker and photographer urges others to boycott coats made and trimmed with animal fur and filled with birds' feathers, describing them as 'unnecessary'
A new wave of entrepreneurs are creating businesses that are conscious of animals, fellow humans, and the planet - as well as profitable
1,400 animals are shown being 'shoved' into 'filthy, cramped cages on a slaughterhouse-bound truck' in the footage captured at Good Shepherd Poultry Ranch
With more evidence pointing towards considerable interspecies differences and advancements in technology, the testing landscape is set to change
A growing number of people are opting for meat-free meals
The company has won a Government grant to fund research into alternative uses
New data shows a huge proportion of vegans face backlash
The dogs will have sections of their brains removed before being euthanized
For every 100 pledges, a vegan meal will be donated to the Border Action Network
The words' murderer' and 'go vegan' were daubed on his doors
He described veganism as 'a faithful response to Jesus' teachings of love and compassion'
The former World Champion Freerunner says he's now 'come back to veganism'
Headlines speakers include BOSH! and King CookDaily
The book uses non-graphic imagery and stories
The site joins dozens of other retailers in banning the fabric
The comments caused a media onslaught - and prompted vegan fury
He branded vegans hyprocrites and suggested 'force feeding them steak'
Campaigners say the use of primates serves little value and causes immense suffering
According to a lawyer, the advert is not legally discriminatory
The deaths will be mourned by the whole herd
Campaigners brand the 'indifference' to animal suffering 'appalling'
The illness destroys cows' brains, attacking their nervous system
Multiple investigations have revealed grim conditions facilties supplying the brand
Campaigners have called on airlines to 'stand firm' in their refusal to fly the animals
Campaigners called this number 'completely unacceptable'
Animals' bodies were reportedly hacked apart in the making of the show
An increasing number of young people are ditching animal products
The giant says its wants alternative methods championed around the world
Animal rights organizations say breeding practices and living conditions are to blame