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The Internet Is Freaking Out About A Dead Cow In A Supermarket

Anna Pippus | Posted 09.20.2016 | Green
Anna Pippus

Earlier this year, a truck carrying cows to slaughter rolled over. Two animals escaped from the overturned vehicle and made a run for it. One ran for the open doors of a supermarket--it would have seemed like a safe, enclosed space for a terrified animal.

Meet the 4 Women Who Went to Court and Came Home With a Goat

Anna Pippus | Posted 03.30.2016 | Green
Anna Pippus

The morning was uneventful; mostly, they waited and chatted. It wasn't a normal day. Animal rights activist Anita Kranjc was appearing in a small-town courthouse facing criminal charges for giving water to a thirsty pig en route to slaughter.

Undercover Slaughterhouse Video Appears To Show Pigs Conscious, Shaking In Pain

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.12.2015 | Business

Undercover video recorded by an animal rights activist at one of the largest U.S. pork producers appears to show pigs being beaten and dragged across ...

Video Captures The Terror Of Slaughterhouses -- Without A Drop Of Blood

The Dodo | Posted 05.14.2015 | Green

This video makes a profound statement about the horrors of meat production — without a single drop of blood. The simple three-minute video focuse...

Bearing Witness: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.01.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Changing ourselves changes the world. In 2013, a group of daily givers, myself included, committed to provide seed funding to a fledgling social chan...

Rapper Posts Racist Message On Instagram

Posted 03.28.2014 | Religion

Joe Budden, an American rapper and member of the hip hop group Slaughterhouse, is receiving some social media attention, and it's not because of his m...

Consider the Slaughterhouse

Bob Comis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Bob Comis

The ultimate purpose of my farm, though not the whole point, is to raise animals to be slaughtered so that we can eat their meat. Though it is arguably better to treat an animal as an animal rather than a widget, in either case we are assuming that an animal does not have the same capacity for feeling as a human.

Bonnie and Clyde: Bovine Edition

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.18.2013 | New York

Two New Jersey cows on their way to a slaughterhouse made a break for freedom Tuesday night. The two bovines escaped from their trailer pen in Paters...

Visiting a Local Slaughterhouse Wasn't That Bad

Bob Comis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Bob Comis

They were not abstract pigs. They had faces and attitudes and personalities. They had lives that she had witnessed and documented just before seeing them killed.

Molasses and Hawaii's Environmental Blind Spot

Frank DeGiacomo | Posted 11.23.2013 | Hawaii
Frank DeGiacomo

It's a blind spot for Hawaii's green politicians, green advocacy groups, and many people who profess to be green. It's an inconvenient truth that animal agriculture's annual share of total global greenhouse emissions is estimated at 51 percent or more.

On the Farm, Saying Goodbye to Our Family Pigs

Bob Comis | Posted 11.11.2013 | Green
Bob Comis

So, the Drunkard and the Little One are gone. They were killed yesterday just a few minutes after I dropped them off at the slaughterhouse at about 8:30 a.m. They had been with us for about six months and were our two "special needs" pigs.

Slaughterhouse Investigation Reveals Nasty Beef Secrets

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 04.18.2013 | Green

"The Way of All Flesh," the cover story of this month's Harper's magazine, may be named after a well-regarded 1903 novel by Samuel Butler, but it incl...

Horse Slaughterhouse Seeks Approval From USDA

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.01.2013 | Business

In recent weeks, consumers in the United States may have been relieved to know the discovery of horse meat in products labeled all-beef was relegated ...

"You Pick It, We Kill It": Giving "Fresh Food" a New Meaning in Morrisania

Laura Dimon | Posted 04.10.2013 | New York
Laura Dimon

"Do people eat goat balls too?" A boisterous passerby who was walking past 168th and 3rd in the Morrisania section of the South Bronx stopped outside USA Meatpacking Inc. to ask. Mahmoud smiled. He is used to these questions.

Good News For Eminem Fans

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 08.10.2012 | Entertainment

Eminem is back in the studio working on a new solo album. That's welcome news to fans of his solo work, as he had been primarily preoccupied with Slau...

500,000 Pigs To Be Slaughtered After Hog Farm Shut Down

Posted 05.30.2012 | Home

A half-million pigs in Chile will be killed after a slaughterhouse was forced to close. Residents of Freirina, Chile protested the slaughterhouse a...

WATCH: Cow That Escaped Slaughterhouse Gets Adopted!

Posted 04.12.2012 | New York

The brave cow who managed to escape from the perils of a Paterson, New Jersey slaughterhouse has found sanctuary and received a heartwarming bovine fa...

WATCH: Cow Escapes Paterson Slaughterhouse

Posted 04.11.2012 | New York

A cow briefly escaped a Paterson, New Jersey slaughterhouse Tuesday night (not long enough to even start a Twitter account) and after a chase by local...

Ag-Gag Bills Threaten Our Children, Our Freedom and Our Animals

Ed Sayres | Posted 05.22.2012 | Impact
Ed Sayres

It's ironic when you think about it. The individuals targeted by Ag-Gag laws are not the criminals who are beating or stabbing animals (as seen on some undercover videos).

Choosing And Killing Your Own Chicken

Daniel Klein | Posted 02.05.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

A lot of crazy things happen beneath the surface of NYC. Case and point: A halal slaughterhouse down a backstreet in a random neighborhood in Queens.

Facebook Founder Faces Food

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 08.09.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

We owe Mark Zuckerberg some plaudits, not only for reminding people that eating meat involves the killing of animals, but also for recognizing that it's morally dubious to pass the "dirty work" off to a slaughter plant worker.

The Good Slaughter: A Proud Meat Cutter Shows His Processing Floor

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.08.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

"My hope is that my children will have the same passion for this as I do..." Meet Larry Althiser, the owner and head meat cutter for Larry's Custom M...

Building Artisan Slaughterhouses to Feed the Demand for Grass-fed Meat (Part 1)

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.08.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

Meet Chris Harmon, the Executive Director of CADE, The Center for Agricultural Development & Entrepreneurship in New York State. CADE is a non-profit ...

In Memory of Dr. Dean Wyatt: A Courageous Voice Against Cruelty

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Most of us have had the fortunate experience of meeting individuals, at one point or another in our lives, who demonstrated integrity and commitment o...

Relief for Abused Calves: Remembering An Investigation and Those Behind It

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

This Saturday, Oct. 30, it will be one year since The Humane Society of the United States' investigation into the Bushway calf slaughter plant shutter...