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text Genetic Tampering by Aviagen/Sanderson Leads to Infertile Roosters - by & Global Price Spikes in Chicken
The monoculture genetic breeds in U.S. factory farms like Sanderson are experiencing increased infertility rates of 2% that will result in global price spikes for chicken products. This is the result of their overdependence on the Ross breed combined with genetic tampering by Aviagen that can led to this unexpected mishap. Heritage breeds are rarely used in factory farms or protected by the government, yet the increase in heritage breed backyard chickens may prevent these genetic monoculture ...
Posted: Fri Aug 1, 2014 4:43AM
text Canceled: Dangerous and Illegal California Great Bull Run - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
Los Angeles County — Today, the national nonprofits Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) and PETA are delighted to announce the cancelation of a Great Bull Run event scheduled for this fall in Southern California because of the company’s inability to obtain the necessary permits. The Los Angeles County Fire Department refused to grant a permit for the event, citing violations of public safety standards. This marks the third time that the Great Bull Run has failed to secure necessary permits f...
Posted: Thu Jul 31, 2014 5:19PM
text Animal Protection Groups Stop Coyote Killing Contest - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
BEND, Oregon – On July 25, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), along with co-plaintiffs Project Coyote and an individual Oregon resident, settled a lawsuit against Duane Freilino, organizer of the annual JMK Coyote Hunting Contest in Crane, Harney County, Oregon. Freilino’s killing contest, held annually for eight seasons, required hunters to “buy in” to the contest by paying an entry fee of $100. Top teams won cash prizes totaling more than $10,000 for various ki...
Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 2:01PM
image Gilroy Garlic Festival: No More Frog Legs! 120_aisyah-nasywa-ula-7-indonesia.jpg original image ( 550x388) - by via Save the Frogs
Please help us get frog legs off the menu at the internationally-acclaimed Gilroy Garlic Festival! Send the letter below to the festival's Executive Director Mr. Brian Bowe. Thank you for helping SAVE THE FROGS! and significantly diminishing the environmentally-damaging frog legs trade.
Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 10:17AM
calendar "COWSPIRACY: The Sustainability Secret" with director Keegan Kuhn 120_cowspiracy_small.jpg original image ( 210x316) - by Paris
AMC Saratoga 14 700 El Paseo De Saratoga San Jose, Ca 95130
Event Date:Thu Aug 28, 2014 6:30PM
Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2014 8:39PM
text Animal Liberation Front Targets Canadian Vivisection Front Group with Butyric Acid - by Animal Liberation Press Office
Animal Liberation Front Targets Canadian Vivisection Front Group with Butyric Acid
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 7:51PM
text Washington State Mobile Slaughter Truck Sabotaged by ALF - by Animal Liberation Press Office
Washington State Mobile Slaughter Truck Sabotaged by ALF
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 7:49PM
text Animal Rights Militia Active in Czech Republic- 50 Mink Liberated, Farm Sabotaged - by Animal Liberation Press Office
From our comrades in the Czech Republic:
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 7:47PM
calendar Think! Eat! Act! A Sea Shepherd Chef's Vegan Recipes Bay Area Book Lauch - by Susan
Save the Frogs Education Center 2524 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley
Event Date:Sat Aug 9, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 11:50AM
calendar Protest Japan's Dolphin and Whale Slaughter 120_image.jpg original image ( 792x612) - by Mauro Oliveira
Consulate of Japan Building 275 battery st, downtown San Francisco. BART station 6 min walk, four public garages within a couple blocks.
Event Date:Mon Sep 1, 2014 8:00AM
Posted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 2:54AM
image Arizona Game and Fish Dept. Tries to Spin CA Condor Lead Poisonings as "Success Story" 120_california_condor.jpg original image ( 4288x2848) - by Center for Biological Diversity
PHOENIX— As part of a campaign opposing limits on toxic lead ammunition in the Kaibab National Forest, the Arizona Department of Game and Fish is asserting that the best measure of efforts to protect California condors from lead ammunition is not the number of lead-related condor deaths but the percentage of hunters enrolled in a volunteer program to reduce exposure to lead bullets.
Posted: Wed Jul 2, 2014 7:20PM
text Humboldt County Board of Supervisors Puts Contract Renewal With Wildlife Services on Hold - by Center for Biological Diversity
EUREKA, Calif.— One day after a broad coalition of national animal and conservation groups urged the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors to terminate its contract with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services, the board assented to a citizen request to delay consideration of contract renewal for at least a month in order to reevaluate the issues.
Posted: Wed Jul 2, 2014 7:12PM
text Judge’s Refusal to Review Seaquarium’s Violations of Law Prompts Court Appeal - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
Miami — PETA, the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), the Orca Network, and concerned individuals filed a lawsuit in federal court on behalf of Lolita, the solitary orca confined to a tiny concrete tank at Miami Seaquarium, but the judge has dismissed it. That’s why today, the plaintiffs filed an appeal of the dismissal of the lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for automatically renewing Seaquarium’s Animal Welfare Act (AWA) license to exhibit Lolita—despite knowi...
Posted: Tue Jul 1, 2014 7:36PM
text ALDF, Cat Sanctuaries Ask California Fish and Wildlife to Regulate Hybrid “Franken-Cats” - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
SACRAMENTO – On June 26, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), with co-petitioners Big Cat Rescue, Born Free USA, WildCat Haven, and Wildcat Sanctuary, submitted a petition to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) proposing a rule to amend regulations regarding the breeding and possession of controversial “hybrid” cats. These cats are a result of interbreeding domestic cats with exotic cats. ALDF argues that these hybrid breeds, like Savannahs and Beng...
Posted: Mon Jun 30, 2014 11:25AM
document Humboldt and Mendocino Counties Urged to Void Contract With Inhumane Wildlife Services 06-30-14_humboldt_and_mendocino_county_demand_letters.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO— A broad coalition of national animal and conservation groups sent formal letters to the Humboldt County and Mendocino County boards of supervisors today urging them to terminate their contracts with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services, which indiscriminately kills tens of thousands of native wild animals in California every year, including coyotes, bears, foxes and mountain lions.
Posted: Mon Jun 30, 2014 11:22AM
image Another reason not to eat (or even touch) factory farmed chicken: Campylobacter 120_centralvalley-egg-hen-chicken-factoryfarm-warehouse.jpg original image ( 600x405) - by foa
Britian's Food Standards Agency has issued a new warning: "Campylobacter is a serious issue. Not only can it cause severe illness and death, but it costs the economy hundreds of millions of pounds a year as a result of sickness." It's so bad, the FSA urges people not to even wash chicken at home because splashing water spreads the dangerous bacteria all over the kitchen. It is being recommended that US "consumers" of chicken don't even touch the packaging of chicken in grocery stores, but rat...
Posted: Sun Jun 22, 2014 2:00PM
image Legal Petition Calls for Return of Grizzly Bears to Vast Portions of American West 120_grizzly_habitat_in_the_west.jpg original image ( 600x720) - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a legal petition today calling on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to greatly expand its plans for recovering grizzly bears, including returning the iconic animals to vast portions of the American West. The petition identifies 110,000 square miles of potential grizzly habitat in places like the Gila/Mogollon complex in Arizona and New Mexico, Utah’s Uinta Mountains, California’s Sierra Nevada and the Grand Canyon in Arizona.
Posted: Wed Jun 18, 2014 3:54PM
image "The Paw Project" documentary about the evils of declawing cats is officially released 120_pawprojectlogo.jpg original image ( 400x400) - by The Paw Project
After over a decade in the making "The Paw Project" documentary about the evils of declawing cats if officially released on iTunes, Netflix, Amazon, Dish, U-verse and YouTube. Free screenings are available all over the US. Please, watch this compelling documentary and share it with your friends. People need to know that declawing cats is unnecessary, inhumane and now thankfully illegal in a few cities in the nation.
Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2014 12:18PM
calendar DxE June Day of Action- Cultivating Violence - by Priya Sawhney
To be announced, please email dxe@directactioneverywhere.com
Event Date:Sat Jun 28, 2014 11:00AM
Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 12:23PM
image Court Says OK to Proceed with ALDF, PETA Lawsuit to Stop Illegal California Bull Runs 120_bull-run.jpg original image ( 230x184) - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
SAN FRANCISCO — Last week, the national nonprofits Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) moved closer toward shutting down Pamplona-style “Great Bull Runs” in California when the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California denied a motion to dismiss their lawsuit. Great Bull Run events are currently scheduled to take place in Northern and Southern California—on July 26 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Northern Calif...
Posted: Mon Jun 9, 2014 6:17PM

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