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Apr 10, 2018, 08:24 ET Shocking Undercover Investigations Of Commercial Seafood Industry Expose Horrific Cruelty Of "Driftnets"

Breaking undercover investigations conducted by marine conservation and animal protection groups expose the sickening truth behind the California...


Oct 12, 2017, 12:52 ET Mercy For Animals Applauds Progress As Nestlé USA Announces Critical Improvements To Animal Welfare Policy

Nestlé, the world's largest food and beverage company, pledged today to end many of the worst abuses endured by millions of chickens raised and...


Jul 28, 2017, 15:43 ET Mercy For Animals Lauds Moe's Southwest Grill For Critical Animal Welfare Improvements

FOCUS Brands, Atlanta-based parent company of Moe's Southwest Grill, Schlotzsky's, McAlister's Deli, Cinnabon, Carvel, and Auntie Anne's, pledged...


Jul 17, 2017, 08:22 ET Chicken Giant Perdue Farms Announces Critical Improvements To Animal Welfare Policy

Perdue Farms, the nation's fourth-largest poultry producer, today promised critical improvements to reduce suffering for chickens raised and...


Jul 13, 2017, 07:41 ET Four Out Of Five Americans Want Restaurants And Grocers To End Cruel Factory Farming Practices

A new poll conducted by NRG Research Group shows four out of five Americans want food companies to commit to greatly reducing the suffering of...


Jun 21, 2017, 15:09 ET Tyson Foods Takes Steps To Improve Chicken Welfare Practices, But More Action Is Needed

Today, Tyson Foods announced it would improve methods for monitoring its suppliers' treatment of animals and also research the meaningful chicken...


Mar 21, 2017, 08:52 ET Burger King Releases Landmark Chicken Welfare Policy

Burger King, the country's fourth-largest quick-serve restaurant chain with more than 15,000 locations in the United States, pledged today to...


Jan 31, 2017, 07:05 ET Shocking Undercover Video Shows Piglets Mutilated And Abused At Hormel Pork Supplier

Disturbing undercover footage of animal abuse at a Hormel pork supplier was released this morning by the international animal protection organization ...


Dec 15, 2016, 08:00 ET Mercy For Animals Applauds Pret A Manger For Groundbreaking Chicken Welfare Commitment

Pret A Manger, a popular restaurant chain with more than 70 locations in the United States, has become the first national restaurant chain to commit...


Jun 27, 2016, 08:41 ET Perdue Announces Groundbreaking Animal Welfare Policy

Today, Perdue Foods, one of the nation's largest poultry producers, is announcing a precedent-setting commitment to improving animal welfare by...


Jun 22, 2016, 06:45 ET Hidden-Camera Video Uncovers Animal Abuse And Neglect At Eggland's Best Supplier

Disturbing undercover footage shot by a Mercy For Animals investigator showing sickening animal abuse at several Eggland's Best suppliers in...


May 25, 2016, 06:05 ET Tyson Foods Slammed Again By Mercy For Animals' Hidden-Camera Video Exposing Sickening Animal Abuse

Mercy For Animals exposes horrific animal cruelty and neglect at Tyson Foods in a new video, available today at www.TysonTorturesAnimals.com. The...


Apr 13, 2016, 08:00 ET United Egg Producers Slammed After Hidden-Camera Investigation Exposes Extreme Animal Abuse

Disturbing undercover video footage of shocking animal abuse at a United Egg Producers-certified egg farm will be released during a news conference...


Mar 29, 2016, 11:24 ET Mercy For Animals Commends SUPERVALU For New Cage-Free Egg Policy

Today SUPERVALU, one of the nation's largest grocers, announced its commitment to improving animal welfare by pledging that 100 percent of eggs sold...


Mar 02, 2016, 06:20 ET Mercy For Animals Commends Kroger For New 100% Cage-Free Egg Policy

Today Kroger, the nation's largest supermarket chain, announced its commitment to improving animal welfare in its entire supply chain by switching to ...


Mar 01, 2016, 10:15 ET Mercy For Animals Commends Albertsons' New Cage-free Egg Policy Following Consumer Petition

Today Albertsons, the nation's second-largest supermarket chain, announced its commitment to improving animal welfare in its entire supply chain by...


Dec 10, 2015, 07:00 ET Perdue Factory Farmer Arrested, Charged With Felonies For Stomping Chickens To Death

Disturbing undercover video footage of animals being thrown against walls and stomped on at Perdue Farms—one of the largest poultry producers in the...


Dec 08, 2015, 09:00 ET Alec Baldwin Condemns Tyson Foods For Torturing Animals Following Undercover Investigations

In a new video released today, Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actor Alec Baldwin denounces Tyson Foods for fostering a culture of sadistic...


Oct 28, 2015, 07:00 ET Criminal Charges Filed Against Tyson Foods And Six Slaughterhouse Workers Caught On Hidden Camera Torturing Animals

Tyson Foods Inc. and six of its slaughterhouse workers face 33 counts of criminal animal cruelty after being caught on hidden camera violently...


Aug 27, 2015, 07:45 ET McDonald's Chicken Mcnugget Supplier Caught on Hidden Camera Beating Animals With Spiked Clubs

Disturbing undercover video footage of gruesome animal abuse at a McDonald's Chicken McNugget supplier was released this morning at...


Jul 09, 2015, 08:15 ET Tyson Chicken Factory Farm Caught On Hidden Camera Torturing And Neglecting Animals

Disturbing undercover video footage of shocking animal abuse at a Tyson Foods contract farm in Delaware was released this morning at...


Jul 02, 2015, 08:15 ET Mercy For Animals Files Federal False Advertising Complaint Against Foster Farms And American Humane Association

National animal rights organization Mercy For Animals today filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission alleging that Foster Farms and the...


Jun 17, 2015, 07:35 ET American Humane Association Slammed For Awarding "Humane" Certification To Slaughterhouse Caught On Video Torturing Animals

The American Humane Association is in hot water after undercover video exposed workers at Foster Farms—a major poultry producer certified as "humane" ...


Jun 11, 2015, 07:15 ET Undercover Video Exposes Horrific Animal Abuse At Dairy Factory Farm In Colorado

Law enforcement is investigating a Dairy Farmers of America cooperative farm in Colorado based on hidden-camera video footage from Mercy For Animals...


Mar 16, 2015, 08:30 ET Pamela Anderson Slams Supplier To PF Chang's And Other Restaurants In Video Exposing Animal Cruelty

A foodservice supplier to PF Chang's, Perkins, Red Robin, Culver's, The Melting Pot, and other national restaurant chains is in hot water over new...