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Rescued Chicken Loves Her New Dog Siblings

Rescued Chicken Loves Her New Dog Siblings

(ANIMAL RESCUE/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) Thanks to the Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos, this lucky chicken named Rose was rescued from Kaporos, an annual Orthodox Jewish ritual in Brooklyn, New York, where 60,000 baby chickens are starved for days, then tortured and killed in illegal slaughterhouses. Now, Rose is living the life! She even comes […]

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Chicken & Truck Driver Are Best Friends

(ANIMAL RESCUE/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) When truck driver Warren Padgette came across a white chicken lying in the middle of a Washington highway, the bird was in such bad shape, he thought she was dead–until she blinked at him. The chicken, who had fallen from a slaughterhouse-bound truck, was abnormally large for her young age because […]

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Strawberry The Rescued Chicken Loves NatGeo

(ANIMAL RESCUE/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Earlier this year, Olivia Fox and Brian Larsen adopted Strawberry the chicken from Animal Place, a farm animal sanctuary in Northern California. Strawberry is one of 800 hens saved from certain death at a pasture-based farm that uses birds for eggs. When Strawberry fell ill from an unknown leg injury, vets […]

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The Truth Behind “Humane” Food

(HUMANE EATING/ANIMAL WELFARE) What does Certified Humane really mean? Organic? Free range? What’s the difference between these and how do they affect us? We’ve compiled the ultimate list with all of the answers to what humane labeling really means and the animals behind the labels. — Global Animal

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John Oliver: Exposing The Meat Industry

(FACTORY FARMING/OP-ED) There aren’t many notable figures who attack America’s systems and bring light to important issues that many turn a blind eye to. John Oliver is one of few who doesn’t soften the blow and tells us exactly how harmful many of our actions as humans are to ourselves and to the world. Already, […]

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Rescued Hens’ First Moments Of Freedom

(FARM ANIMAL RESCUE/CHICKENS/ANIMAL VIDEO) In 2008, California voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 2, requiring larger cages for egg-laying hens and eliminating veal crates for calves and gestation crates for pregnant pigs. California farmers and U.S. egg producers have had several years to make the necessary changes, and California’s oldest and largest sanctuary for farmed animals, Animal […]

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Chickens are not the only animals who could possibly predict earthquakes. Photo Credit: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Humanity Hones In On Hen Intelligence

(OPED/FARM ANIMALS) Next time you’re elbow deep in an enormous bucket of fried chicken, take a second to consider the intelligence of the bird who gave their life for the lard-laden meal. A recent study from Britain suggests chickens are relatively practical thinkers and even make excellent students. Although chickens probably won’t be taking up […]

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Salmonella contaminates Foster Farms chicken, making many people sick in the U.S.

Salmonella Surprise; Chicken Doesn’t Check Out

(HEALTH/OP-ED) With the recent outbreak of salmonella making its way across the United States, meat eaters are seriously considering putting down the chicken. Reports say more than 300 people have become ill from the bacteria, but experts at the Centers for Disease Control believe the numbers are much greater. Unsurprisingly, very little has been done to […]

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Chipotle: The Real Deal Or Misleading Marketing?

(FACTORY FARMING/CULTURE) A tremendous amount of buzz is surrounding Chipotle Mexican Grill after their release of The Scarecrow, an artful and inspiring short film depicting the horrors of factory farming. The Scarecrow is the second short film/ad released by Chipotle. Their first short film was titled Back to the Start, and shared a similar anti-factory farming theme to the recently released advertisement. Although it is […]

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Does Chipotle’s Latest Ad Adopt A Misleading Message?

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN) Chipotle’s newest ad, “The Scarecrow,” is garnering a lot of attention since its release. The video instantaneously went viral and numerous articles and comments have been posted across the World Wide Web to praise Chipotle for its organic methods and anti-factory farming message. However, in an article published on Salon, David Sirota has a different […]

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Chickens are not the only animals who could possibly predict earthquakes. Photo Credit: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Could Chicken Kill Us All?

(FARM ANIMALS/FACTORY FARMING) The USDA recently decided to green-light the processing of American chickens by Chinese facilities. Although American processing practices are far from exemplary, processing in China presents even more concerns for the American public. While America features disgusting rituals like “Advanced Meat Recovery” and saltwater injections, control and regulation of imported Chinese products […]

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Chipotle’s Latest Anti-Factory Farming Ad (VIDEO)

(FACTORY FARMING/FARM ANIMALS) Chipotle, the popular fast-food restaurant known for their organically-farmed meat and produce, released a second thought-provoking animated advertisement titled “The Scarecrow,” which takes a stand against factory farming and promotes the company’s stance to “Cultivate A Better World.” The haunting, yet beautiful three-and-a-half minute-long, short film went viral on YouTube quickly after […]

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Wednesday’s Well-Intentioned Eater

(GREEN/COMPASSIONATE LIVING) One inquisitive omnivore’s journey towards healthier and more compassionate eating… I have to start off by saying I’m a meat eater. To be honest, I never thought much about it. I grew up with an Irish mom who was a meat and potatoes kind of cook. We had a very predictable menu—usually beef and […]

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