'Veganism Must Be Stopped In Its Tracks' Says New Zealand Politician
'I don’t care if I sound politically backward saying that'
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'I don’t care if I sound politically backward saying that'
'Changing our diets to be more sustainable cannot simply be left up to individuals'
Scott Morrison has been accused of making the devastating blazes worse through his inaction
The climate activist has once again changed her Twitter bio to mock the President of the United States
'To create a future that is healthy for both citizens and the planet, we call on mayors today to reduce meat in the meals served in our public canteens'
'Not only does the cruel fur trapping trade decimate our increasingly vulnerable wildlife populations, running this program doesn't even make fiscal policy sense'
The opposition party has launched a special 'animal welfare manifesto' which boasts a raft of proposals including phasing out animal testing
'The authorities may like to inform, but people know pretty much what is healthy and what is not healthy, I think'
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer made the comments during the Dairy Farmers of Canada annual meeting in Saskatoon last week
The windows of the store were smashed, and the words 'meat is murder' painted, with fake blood thrown on the panes of glass
The order was written by Justice Rajiv Sharma, who made the same landmark ruling in the Uttarakhand High Court last year, in a bid to offer protection to animals
A former fox hunter appealed his conviction for illegally chasing and killing a fox, trying to use a loophole in the law - but the judge upheld the ruling
The party is contesting the elections as part of 'Animal Politics EU' – a group of 11 European parties for animals, who have a 'shared fundamental principle of protecting the interests of the weakest against the might of the strongest'
This legislation has been a long time coming: a ban was first promised under a Labour Government in 2006. Since that time, repeated efforts by backbench MPs to bring in a ban through Private Member's Bills, supported have been thwarted by a handful of MPs
Earlier this month, the European Parliament's agriculture committee approved a ban on naming meat-free foods after their traditional counterparts - but opponents say this would confuse consumers
Emma Hurst has promised she won’t be 'some politician full of empty promises', saying she plans to do 'whatever it takes' to make changes for animals
Last week the European Parliament's agriculture committee approved a ban on naming meat-free foods after their traditional counterparts. If it's voted into effect, veggie burgers could be renamed 'discs'
This week, the EU Parliament's agriculture committee approved a ban on naming meat-free foods after their traditional counterparts. If the proposals are voted into effect by the full EU Parliament in May, vegan and veggie burgers could become 'discs', and sausages 'tubes' among other products
A petition signed by 1,109 people and supported by high profile people including former First Minister of Wales Carwyyn Jones AM and Dirty Vegan Matthew Pritchard was considered by the Welsh Petitions Committee this morning
Global animal protection agency Animal Equality - which captured footage of the abuse - is 'extremely disappointed' by the sentencing, which saw all three men avoid jail
Animal rights charity PETA has contacted the U.S. Representative to highlight the environmental impact of animal agriculture - and ask er to 'promote equity, environmental justice, health, and kindness by recognizing the need for vegan food policies'
The short documentary will be shown to policymakers in a bid to try and inspire change in agricultural policies. It will be followed by a Q&A
The Advocates for Animals team consists of animal protection law experts that have worked with most of the main animal protection organizations in the UK
The prominent advocate said veganism is not associated with any particular political party, as 'animal rights know no political party boundaries'
Kyle O'Sullivan, who grew a significant social media after his 'vegan rap' went viral, has been jailed for 12 months for threatening his ex-girlfriend
Dairy UK says it has a 'duty to ensure the nutritional and health benefits of real dairy are recognized by and communicated to consumers'
The first African-American US Senator, and former mayor of Newark, has openly critiqued the unsustainability of animal agriculture, labeling it a 'tragic reality'
The proposed legislation from the country's Minister of Health has been welcomed by animal welfare campaigners who say it would be a 'big step forward'
A judge has ruled that the law - which stops activists and journalists from investigating farming and slaughterhouse facilities - violates the first amendment of free speech
The country will follow English in enforcing the cameras, with politicians saying the law is aimed at ensuring there are 'highest standards of animal welfare'
The charity - which encourages people to try a vegan diet throughout January - is calling on Prime Minister Theresa May to support its campaign and ditch animal products
The decision has been described as a 'landmark' one by animal welfare campaigners who said the suffering experienced by ducks and geese is 'intolerable'
According to animal welfarist organization Cruelty Free International, a cash payment a cash payment 'in the amount of a four to five digit sum' has been agreed instead
The Shopshire deputy council leader, who described the adverts as 'fake news' said veganism should not be promoted in counties that were 'built on agriculture'
The US Senator has been praised for his Primate Bill, with campaigners saying the 'level of suffering that these intelligent and social animals are subjected to in US experiments is shocking'
An official UK Government and Parliament petition has been launched - if it reaches 100,000 signatures, it will be considered for debate in Parliament
Welfare campaigners have applauded the Government's pledge on keeping the ban - but wants to see the ban go further
If a tribunal decides the worker was fired for being vegan, it will go to a full trial
But a vegan veterinarian says he has found 'no conclusive evidence that cats and dogs fed well-planned and nutritional vegan diets are less healthy than the norm'
She revealed she'd bought a former Walkers Crisps' factory in Durham earlier this year - now she's getting closer to opening the biggest vegan factory in the nation
The honor recognizes her 'tireless efforts to help end animal testing'
She wants to change Australia's political climate and 'fix the country's history of animal cruelty'
According to campaigners, new legislation - Prop 12 - will benefit millions of animals
The State is considered to be the hub of the country's dog-racing industry
Animal rights activists took the footage which was highly publicized