UDSA

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

ryan Animals, Health, Investigations, Legal Advocacy, News Leave a Comment

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 …

Activists Flock to Alexandria for McDonald’s Demonstration

smcdonald Campaigns, News Leave a Comment

Following the Animal Rights National Conference, this past weekend over 140 activists flocked to McDonald’s in Alexandria, Virginia, to protest the terrible treatment of birds in the burger chain’s chicken supply line.  The demonstration was part of a coalition effort led by The Humane League, Compassion Over Killing, Animal Equality, and Mercy For Animals to encourage the fast food giant …

Ask Dunkin’ to Have a Heart for Animals

smcdonald Animals, Campaigns, Investigations, News, Veg Eating Leave a Comment

dunkin_heart_donut_0-275x262.jpgDunkin’ Donuts is the world’s largest coffee and baked goods chain
serving more than three million customers daily. It offers over 65 varieties of doughnuts — including two heart-shaped specials for Valentine’s Day: Cupid’s Choice and a Chocolate Heart. 

Sounds like a sweet deal, until you discover that these heart-shaped specials along every other doughnut dished out by Dunkin’ are made with egg and dairy products from
factory-farmed animals.