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image 72 Links On Animal Agony, Unionbusting, Deforestation, Human Disease, Caused By McDonald's 120_79282_600.jpg original image ( 500x400) - by IAC
McDonald's announced this week its hamburgers will be juicier. Since the 'juice' in animal flesh is blood, is McDonald's saying its sandwiches will be bloodier?
Posted: Fri May 29, 2015 8:19AM
text Canadian risk assessment finds GMO salmon susceptible to disease - by via Center for Food Safety
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A never-before-seen draft environmental review of AquaBounty Technologies’ (ABTX) genetically engineered (GE) salmon reveals that Canadian government scientists disagree with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on key questions related to the safety and performance of what may be the first GE animal approved for human consumption. In light of these findings, Food & Water Watch, Center for Food Safety, Friends of the Earth and Consumers Union today called on the ...
Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 4:48PM
image 19 Ways the USDA Kills People, Animals, Birds, And/Or Trees 120_birds-1.jpg original image ( 802x579) - by ARC
From killing tens of millions of birds for corporate farms, 'controlled' burns which in uncontrolled fashion burn many square miles of forests, burning animals alive, censorship of Mad Cow and other spongiform encephalopathy diseases, to requiring taxpayers to subsidize fast food ads overseas and torturing animals in a 55 square mile USDA complex in Nebraska, the USDA is a major cause of human disease, animal agony, environmental destruction, and energy waste.
Posted: Wed May 27, 2015 10:27AM
video Animal Rights Protest in San Francisco (video/x-flv 110.1MB) - by D. Boyer
The animal rights activist group Direct Action Everywhere held their May Day of action in downtown San Francisco on Saturday May23rd. The activists traveled from cities in the US, Canada and even Denmark, to once again bring their “It’s Not Food It’s Violence” campaign to the streets of San Francisco.
Posted: Sun May 24, 2015 11:42AM
image Demand Permanent Closure Of A Taxpayer Funded "Meat Animal" Research Center in Nebraska 120_1us-meat-animal-research-center_thumb.jpg original image ( 482x166) - by ARC9
help shut down a 55 square mile animal concentration camp in southern Nebraska run by the USDA
Posted: Tue May 19, 2015 1:39PM
text Corporate Trade Agenda Attacks Americans’ Right to Know - by via Food & Water Watch
Washington, D.C.—Today, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled that mandatory country of origin labels (COOL) rules for meat and poultry that went into effect in the United States in 2013 are not compliant with global trade standards. The WTO continued to find that the goal of providing information to consumers was compliant with international trade rules, but it decided narrowly that the implementation of the rules for COOL labels negatively impacted livestock imports from Canada and Mex...
Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 5:13PM
image Petition Seeks Emergency Moratorium on Imports of Salamanders for Pet Trade 120_easternnewt_notophthalmusviridescen_patrickcoin_wikimedia.jpg original image ( 1600x1011) - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and Save the Frogs today filed a formal petition to the Interior secretary seeking an emergency moratorium on the import of salamanders for the pet trade to prevent introduction of the deadly fungus Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal) into the United States. Bsal is a highly virulent pathogen from Asia spreading through the salamander pet trade and killing wild salamanders; it has already nearly wiped out wild fire salamanders in the Neth...
Posted: Thu May 14, 2015 8:33AM
image Four Cow Killing States Experience Violent Tornadoes 120_cows-per-capita.jpg original image ( 1280x1474) - by Int'l Ahimsa Coalition
The link between animal agriculture and violent weather patterns has long been established in studies.
Posted: Thu May 7, 2015 8:46AM
calendar Empty The Tanks Demonstration ~ Six Flags Discovery Kingdom - by Lisa Robles
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom 1001 Fairgrounds Drive, Vallejo, California 94589
Event Date:Sat Jun 6, 2015 10:00AM
Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2015 3:57PM
calendar Animal Defense League - SF Political Prisoner Letter Writing Night - by Susan
Muddy Waters Coffee House 521 Valencia Street @16th
Event Date:Thu Apr 30, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2015 1:29PM
text California Bill to Protect Elephants Passes Senate Committee - by via The Humane Society
A bill to prohibit the use of bullhooks on elephants, SB 716, heads to the Senate Appropriations Committee after passing the Senate Public Safety Committee 5-2. The Humane Society of the United States, Oakland Zoo and Performing Animal Welfare Society applaud the committee and Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens), the bill’s sponsor, for this important first step.
Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2015 9:51AM
image PBS; 6 Articles On Current War Propagandizing, Deforestation Programs, Vaccine Shilling 120_71.jpg original image ( 400x282) - by PsiOmega
Its children's programming PBS promotes farm animal slavery. Songs are broadcast with dancing drumsticks.. along with ads for meat. PBS is a propaganda arm of the government re current wars etc etc.
Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2015 7:50AM
image New Data Shows West Coast Whale Entanglements Now at Record High Levels 120_entangled_whales_map_curt_bradley_center_for_biological_diversity_fpwc.jpg original image ( 1700x2200) - by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO— New data reveals that a record number of whales were entangled in fishing gear off the U.S. Pacific coast last year, and they are being reported at an even faster rate this year, prompting conservation groups today to urge California fishery managers to institute reforms to better protect marine mammals from injury, suffering and death.
Posted: Tue Apr 28, 2015 11:01AM
image CDC Lies Calling Cigarettes Number 1 Cause Of Preventable Death 120_672.jpg original image ( 500x390) - by AVFN
Since its founding in 1946, the CDC has by censorship, distortion and falsehood hidden the cause of the majority of deaths in the US which is consumption of animal and fish cadavers as well as eggs and dairy products.
Posted: Mon Apr 27, 2015 12:41PM
text Federal Legislation Introduced to Prohibit Slaughter of American Horses - by via Animal Welfare Institute
Washington, DC—Federal lawmakers today introduced legislation to prevent the establishment of horse slaughter operations within the US, end the current export of American horses for slaughter abroad, and protect the public from consuming toxic horse meat. The Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act, H.R. 1942, was introduced by Reps. Frank Guinta (R-NH), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Vern Buchanan (R-FL), and Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM). The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of...
Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2015 11:48PM
text New Study: Common Pesticides Pose Significant Risk to Wild Bees - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— A study published today in the journal Nature finds that the use of neonicotinoids, the most widely used insecticides in the United States, has serious consequences for wild bees. The study, conducted in Sweden, finds that in field conditions, neonicotinoid use as a seed coating reduces wild bee density, solitary bee nesting and bumblebee colony growth; it concluded that the “contribution of pesticides to the global decline of wild bees may have been underestimated.” The fin...
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 4:48PM
text 250 Native Elk Die Inside Fenced-in Area at Point Reyes National Seashore - by Center for Biological Diversity
POINT REYES, Calif.— The National Park Service has acknowledged that that more than 250 tule elk died inside the fenced Pierce Point Elk Preserve at California’s Point Reyes National Seashore from 2012 to 2014, likely due to lack of access to year-round water. While nearly half the elk inside the fenced area died, free-roaming Point Reyes elk herds with access to water increased by nearly a third during the same period.
Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2015 10:04AM
text Endangered Sperm Whale Washes Ashore at Pacifica Beach - by Joanna Nasar
A sperm whale washed ashore in Pacifica, the cause of its death is still unknown. Sperm whales are endangered and off the coast of California on of the main threats to their survival is the California driftnet fishery for swordfish, which sets out huge mega nets and indiscriminately catches, harms or kills whatever happens to swim into those nets.
Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 11:31AM
text Mendocino County Suspends Contract With Rogue Federal Wildlife-killing Program - by Center for Biological Diversity
MENDOCINO, Calif.— In response to legal pressure from a coalition of animal protection and conservation groups, Mendocino County officials agreed today to suspend the renewal of the county’s contract with the notorious federal wildlife-killing program known as Wildlife Services, pending an environmental review that will include consideration of nonlethal predator control methods. The county’s decision came after the coalition, and a Mendocino resident, filed a lawsuit against the county...
Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2015 4:57PM
image American Airlines Announces on Twitter Shark Fin Shipment Ban 120_screen_shot_2015-04-07_at_1.06.24_pm.jpg original image ( 336x71) - by Joanna Nasar
American Airlines sent out tweets today announcing that they will no longer be shipping shark fins.
Posted: Tue Apr 7, 2015 12:38PM

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