January 9, 2019

CCTV Will Be Compulsory In Scottish Slaughterhouses Under New Law

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'

December 22, 2018

Criminal Probe Sought After 'Agonizing Death' Of Lamb Shot Three Times In Head

Campaigners are calling on the local sheriff to investigate a slaughterhouse and file charges as appropriate following the incident which they described as 'disturbing'

December 20, 2018

UK Government Urged To Make Slaughterhouse Images On Meat Packets Mandatory

An official UK Government and Parliament petition has been launched - if it reaches 100,000 signatures, it will be considered for debate in Parliament

December 14, 2018

Vegan Activists Shut Down Chicken Slaughterhouse In Australia

They wanted to bring attention to the millions of birds who suffer and are killed every year

December 13, 2018

Activists And Slaughterhouse Staff Eat Vegan Christmas Meal Together

The advocates, who take part in vigils twice a week to comfort the animals and raise awareness their suffering, said only love can dispel hate

November 11, 2018

Meat Industry Is Struggling To Recruit - Because People Can't Face Slaughtering Animals

The work can have a strong negative impact on workers

October 18, 2018

Vegans Call For Slaughterhouse Probe After Pigs Suffer 'Agonizing' Deaths

Campaigners believe a criminal investigation should take place

September 30, 2018

Teen Activist Aims To Shut Down University Slaughterhouse

Zoe Rosenberg says that 'sometimes we have to make sacrifices to help animals'

September 18, 2018

'Shocking' Footage Shows Cows Beaten At Small-Scale Slaughterhouse

A criminal investigation has been launched

September 13, 2018

Criminal Investigation Sought After 'Cow Shot Repeatedly In Head'

A USDA report revealed what campaigners called 'the disturbing violation'

August 15, 2018

Slaughterhouse Probe Sought After 'Bull Shot 5 Times Over 20 Minutes'

Campaigners want charges filed against the relevant workers and facility as appropriate

August 7, 2018

Slaughterhouse Probe Sought After Conscious Pig Found Hanging From Rail

A USDA report shows there was extreme animal suffering at the facility

June 26, 2018

Carbon Dioxide Shortage Shuts Down Major Scottish Slaughterhouse

The gas is used to stun animals before they are killed

May 31, 2018

Film Depicts Humans Slaughtered for Meat Like Animals

The piece starts a dialogue about 'humane slaughter'

May 29, 2018

Scotland Urged To Introduce CCTV In Slaughterhouses

The cameras are mandatory in English facilities

May 7, 2018

Meat Organization Says CCTV In Slaughterhouses 'Discriminates Against Abattoir Workers'

New legislation requiring the cameras has come into force in England

April 17, 2018

Vegan Star Moby Calls Interview With Slaughterhouse Worker 'Intense And Heartbreaking'

The worker said he's not indifferent to animal suffering

April 17, 2018

Campaigners Call For Slaughterhouse Probe After Cow Is 'Skinned Alive'

They say the industry should face scrutiny for these 'appalling violations'

March 10, 2018

Slaughterhouse Cuts Jobs Because There Aren’t Enough Pigs To Kill

Danish Crown has an ambitious strategy for employee support

March 9, 2018

Authorities Urged To Investigate Slaughterhouse After Goat Is Shot Repeatedly In The Head

According to reports, the goat was left with a ruptured eye after the botched attempts at stunning

March 5, 2018

108 Calves Killed In Motorway Lorry Smash

Emergency services spent hours collecting the survivors

February 27, 2018

CCTV In Slaughterhouses: Legislation Laid In Parliament Will Come Into Effect In May

Cameras will become mandatory in all slaughterhouses in England under new rules

February 24, 2018

Cow Who Made Epic Escape Dies 'From Stress' After Recapture

She was given three shots of sedatives prior to her death

January 25, 2018

Over 1 Million British Chickens Died On The Way To The Slaughterhouse Last Year

Many deaths were linked to suffocation due to being crammed into transportation crates

January 23, 2018

Slaughterhouse Staff Plead Guilty To Causing Unnecessary Suffering To Animals

An undercover investigation uncovered acts of cruelty

November 20, 2017

Poll Shows 47% Of Americans 'Agree With Ban On Slaughterhouses'

In addition, more than half of the people polled said they were trying to cut down on animal foods

November 13, 2017

CCTV To Be Introduced In All Slaughterhouses In England In 2018

A number of welfarists have welcomed the proposals - but vegan campaigners say they don't go far enough

November 10, 2017

Slaughterhouse Whistleblower: 'Inspectors And Vets Face Physical And Verbal Abuse Every Day'

The source also spoke out about hygiene breaches in abattoirs

October 27, 2017

Lancashire Council First To Ban Schools From Serving Halal Meat

The Council Leader said he proposed the ban on 'animal welfare grounds'

October 26, 2017

Activists SLAM Big Ag Request To Kill Even More Animals Per Minute

The 'request sheds light on an inherently violent industry with no regard for sentient life', blasts PETA

October 17, 2017

Vegan Admits: Working In A Slaughterhouse Made Me More Violent

Almost two decades after working there he is now an animal rights activist

September 20, 2017

Slaughterhouse Worker Opens Up: 'It Was A Vision Of Hell'

'You can't blame the workers; they are just one part of a system meeting demand'

May 31, 2017

UPDATED: Animal Activist Wayne Hsiung Arrested After San Fran Slaughterhouse Rescue

The activist was attending a slaughterhouse vigil