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Major campaigns arguing against the cruel practices of making foie gras began in 2012. Photo credit: TNT Magazine

California Caters Cruelty: Foie Gras Back On The Menu

(FOIE GRAS/ANIMAL CRUELTY) CALIFORNIA — Foie gras, a French delicacy made from duck or goose liver, will continue to appear on menus throughout California, despite activists’ call for a ban. To create foie gras, producers fatten the duck or goose liver by cruelly force feeding the animal. At foie gras farms, force feeding involves shoving […]

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PETCO Pulls Deadly Dog Treats From Shelves

(PETS/DOG FOOD RECALL) U.S. pet store Petco has just announced they will no longer sell their popular Jerky and Rawhide treats for dogs and cats. The decision was made after several dogs and cats became deathly ill after consuming the products. The treats are made in China and have proven to be dangerous for pets […]

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Since many chickens cannot support their own weight, they die of dehydration, unable to get to water. Photo credit:

Just One Phone Call Could Stop Factory Farm Abuse

(ANIMAL CRUELTY/FACTORY FARMS) Although factory farm cruelty is considered illegal in most states, the problem continues to exist. Factory farm employees who witness acts of animal cruelty may not feel comfortable reporting such acts for fear of jeopardizing his or her job. The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) believes that cruelty at factory […]

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Baked Falafel is a great source of protein. (VEGAN/VEGETARIAN)

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Baked Falafel Lettuce Wraps

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN RECIPES) Falafel is a Middle Eastern dish made mainly of chickpeas and spices. You can make them at home and save on the fat and calories by baking instead of frying them. To make them even healthier, enjoy as a lettuce wrap with your favorite toppings. Bake a batch for dinner tonight! — Global Animal

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Keeping wild animals in cages places stress on the animal. Photo credit: VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images

Mexico Says ‘Adios’ To Circus Animals

(WILD ANIMALS/CIRCUSES) MEXICO — Though circuses are meant to excite and entertain, incorporating wilds animals is a cruel and unnatural act. Many circus animals endure abuse and spend their lives caged in small pens against their will. For decades, animal activists have worked to protect wild animals from being forced to perform in circuses. Mexico recently passed […]

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The Spirit Of Giving: Help Animals Have A Happy Howl-iday

(ANIMAL ACTIVISM/TAKE ACTION) Happy Holidays! ‘Tis the season of giving, and the Global Animal Foundation is celebrating by giving back to animals in need. As you may know, Global Animal Foundation is a non-profit 501(3)C charity that functions like a Green Cross for animals. It’s a responsive umbrella organization that distributes donations to vetted animal […]

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15 Amazing Manatee Facts

(INTERESTING ANIMAL FACTS/ABOUT ANIMALS) Manatees, sometimes referred to as the cows of the sea, are now considered to be a vulnerable species given there are less than 10,000 mature manatees left in the wild. They are a loving, adorable species who need our help. Check out these fun facts and donate to help keep this […]

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There is evidence that someone behind these experiments intentionally left out committee members who were opposed to testing the monkeys. Photo credit:

Stop The Monkey Business! Save Macaques From Cruelty

(ANIMAL TESTING/MONKEYS/ANIMAL RIGHTS) The University of Wisconsin has plans to conduct cruel and unethical forms of animal testing on newborn rhesus macaque monkeys. The animal testing is meant to provide doctors with further insight into the cognitive aspects of anxiety disorders. — Global Animal

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