Supreme Court Rejects Meat Industry Challenge to Animal Cruelty Law

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Media Contact: Jim Amos, Scout 22 (818) 216-9122 Supreme Court Rejects Meat Industry Challenge to Animal Cruelty Law Ruling Affirms Dismissal of Lawsuit Over California Proposition 12   May 11, 2023, Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against a meat industry challenge to California law Proposition 12, which bans extreme confinement in animal agriculture in California, …

PRESS RELEASE: Animal Protection Org, Maine Voters Sue State Over Fish Farms

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Animal Protection Org, Maine Voters Sue  State Over Fish Farms Millions of Fish and Other Aquatic Animals  Have No Protection, Though Law Requires It Augusta, ME – February 22, 2023 – Today, the animal protection organization Animal Outlook sued a Maine agency that houses the state’s Animal Welfare Program over the agency’s failure to apply state animal cruelty laws to …

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PRESS RELEASE: Owner of Slaughterhouse Pleads Guilty Following Undercover Investigation

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Investigation That Led to Charges Showed Horrific Violence CARNEY’S POINT, NJ–(December 19, 2022)– Joseph Merola, the owner of Bravo Packing, Inc., which slaughters cows and horses for animal feed, and has operated for over 60 years (no affiliation with Bravo Pet Foods), has pleaded guilty to a criminal charge stemming from video footage captured by an undercover investigator with the …

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Memorial Day Weekend: BBQ Season Begins

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There’s something about Memorial Day weekend that just spells SUMMER. And for me, summertime has always been about spending as much time as possible poolside, lingering with family and friends into the cool evening hours — which means lots of opportunities for grilling outdoors.  In contrast to Texan barbecues I later encountered during my days in Houston and Austin, the …

Five reasons to take the 7-Day VegPledge

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VegWeek, happening this year from April 18 – 24, is  a great opportunity to celebrate Earth Week and to explore the powerful benefits of eating vegan. By participating in VegWeek you’ll not only be helping the awesome animals we share our planet with., but you’ll be benefiting your body and the environment. Will you join us?  Here are five reasons …

Bravo Packing: The Dirty Business of Pet Food Slaughterhouses

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Bravo Packing’s years of flouting food safety laws just caught up with it and the slaughterhouse’s latest legal troubles are in part due to laboratory testing Animal Outlook conducted on the company’s raw dog food in late 2020. Bravo Packing (not Bravo Pet Foods), a family-owned slaughterhouse in southern New Jersey that slaughters cows for dog food and horses for …

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PRESS RELEASE: Animal Outlook Complaint Prompts FDA Inspection and Recall of Bravo Packing, Inc. Pet Foods

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For immediate release Media contact: Jenny Hunter, Director of Communications Carney’s Point, New Jersey, March 4, 2021 — Bravo Packing, Inc. has recalled both its Performance Dog and its Ground Beef frozen raw pet foods due to possible contamination with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes following a complaint made by nationally recognized animal advocacy group Animal Outlook. Bravo (unaffiliated with …

Decadent Vegan Recipes for Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and there’s no better way to show someone you care than to make them something from the heart that they can eat. Let’s spread the love with recipes for delicious and decadent dairy-free sweets. All of the recipes featured are full of rich chocolate flavors, and they’re 100% vegan. Rich and Tart Chocolate …