How Animal Outlook is Responding to COVID-19

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March 17, 2020 Animal Outlook is aiming to take proactive measures in response to the uncertainties and growing concerns related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), which the World Health Organization declared a pandemic on March 11.  Being mindful of the safety and well-being of our staff, volunteers, supporters and the wider community and in an effort to flatten the curve, …

Animal Outlook’s MeatOut 2020 Kicks Off Its 35th Year

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Animal Outlook’s MeatOut campaign empowers people around the world to turn over a new leaf on March 20, the first day of spring, by pledging to explore the many benefits of plant-based eating, for our health, the environment, and animals. MeatOut was first launched in 1985 to promote a national — and increasingly international — conversation questioning consumption of animal …

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Animal Outlook Sues USDA (Again) Over Reckless High-Speed Chicken Slaughter

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Animal Outlook, alongside the Humane Society of the United States, the Government Accountability Project (GAP), Marin Humane Society, and Mercy for Animals, just filed its second lawsuit against the USDA’s reckless high-speed slaughter program—this time, on behalf of the billions of chickens slaughtered in the US every year.  Animal Outlook’s recent investigation of high-speed chicken slaughter plant Amick Farms revealed …

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Animal Outlook and Other Animal Protection Groups Sue USDA over Slaughter of Sick, Injured Pigs

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Animal Outlook, alongside six other animal protection groups, sued Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today for failing to protect pigs who are too sick or injured to walk at slaughterhouses, posing serious risks to animals and food safety. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Rochester, New York, challenges the USDA’s failure to …

VICTORY: Starbucks Confirms Plant-Based Breakfast Patty

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OCTOBER, 2020 UPDATE: Starbucks begins testing an ALL-VEGAN breakfast sandwich in one location outside of Seattle Tell Starbucks you can’t wait for a nationwide rollout with a quick tweet in appreciation today. Just days after hinting at exploring vegan protein, Starbucks has confirmed it will offer a vegan breakfast patty on its U.S. and Canada menus this year. In today’s …