Undercover Investigator Goes Public to Reveal Animal Cruelty on California Dairy Farm

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“Dead on arrival” dairy is failing cows–and failing with consumers San Jacinto, CA — October 8, 2020 — After a two-year career working undercover inside several factory farms, Animal Outlook investigator Erin Wing now reveals her identity, stepping out of the shadows to shine a light on the stomach-churning horrors she witnessed at her most recent — and last — …

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Emails Suggest Meat Industry Influenced COVID-19 Executive Order

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As COVID-19 began to spread across the United States this spring, slaughterhouses were hit particularly hard. But despite outbreaks making thousands of workers sick and even killing some of them, President Trump issued an executive order aiming to keep production lines running. As a result of staying open, more slaughterhouse workers across the country were infected with COVID-19, and many …

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Animal Protection Groups Sue USDA For Gutting Pig Slaughterhouse Rules

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Together with six other organizations, today Compassion Over Killing filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) challenging its decision to reduce oversight at pig slaughterhouses and eliminate limits on slaughter speeds. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York on behalf of Farm Sanctuary, Animal Equality, the Animal Legal …

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Judge Allows Animal Outlook to Help Defend Animal Protection Law

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On Friday, a California judge ruled against the North American Meat Institute’s (“NAMI”) request for a preliminary injunction to temporarily halt the implementation of Proposition 12, an animal protection law, until the full legal case can be heard. The same judge additionally ruled that Animal Outlook and other groups would be allowed to intervene in the lawsuit to defend this …

New Dairy Exposé Reveals the Nightmare Behind Nestlé

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Calves’ horns burned off, cows hung and pushed by tractors, shot in the head April 4, 2019 — Working inside Martin Farms, a dairy factory farm in Chambersburg, Penn. supplying one of the nation’s top ice cream brands —  owned by Nestlé, a Compassion Over Killing (COK) undercover investigator documented senseless and violent abuse of mother cows and their defenseless …

Reader’s Choice: COK’s Top 6 Blogs of 2018

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With your support, Compassion Over Killing has spent 2018 fighting for truth, justice, and compassion for all. Through our groundbreaking legal work, undercover investigations, corporate campaigns, and education and outreach, we’ve made huge strides for animals this year. This has included enormous victories, like pushing companies like BOCA to make the majority of their products vegan, demonstrations telling cruel corporations …

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We’re So Close to a Vegan Donut We Can Almost Taste It…

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We’re so close to a vegan donut at Dunkin’, we can almost taste it. In response to a Compassion Over Killing campaign where YOU asked Dunkin’ Donuts (soon to be called “Dunkin’”) to roll out a compassionate vegan option, Dunkin responded. The top US donut chain told COK it’s currently trying formulas for a vegan donut. But before we could …