New Jersey Becomes First State Ever to Ban Traveling Wild-Animal Acts

With New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy’s signature, “Nosey’s Law” is officially on the books! Despite a setback for the bill under the former administration, the Garden State is now the first state ever to enact a ban on traveling wild-animal acts.

This monumental victory for animals comes after more than a decade of persistence by PETA activists, who worked resolutely to save the elephant whose story inspired this ban—Nosey.

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As climate warnings loom, new poultry plant last thing Canada needs

While much of America reels from recent news regarding potentially catastrophic effects of climate change in the White House-commissioned National Climate Assessment (NCA), Canadians are instead learning of a new $660-million poultry processing plant opening in Ontario.

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WOW! 300,000 People Expected to Sign Up for Veganuary in 2019

Without a doubt, 2019 will be the year of the vegan! Veganuary, a charity dedicated to helping people switch to a plant-based diet at the beginning of the year, expects a record-breaking 300,000 people to sign up on its website to spend the first 30 days of 2019 vegan!

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Majority of Canadians “Unsure” about Meat Industry’s Human Claims

A recent report from the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity on public trust finds that a whopping 61 percent of Canadians are unsure that meat comes from farms where animals are treated “humanely”.

Real Agriculture reports: “The study suggests there is increased uncertainty in the direction of our food system. … There are also rising concerns surrounding animal welfare as a whole. When it comes to consumers’ confidence that Canadian meat, milk, and eggs are raised humanely, the bulk of respondents were unsure.” This makes total sense, considering that what happens to animals exploited for meat, dairy, and eggs can never be “humane.”

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One in three Britons is now eating no or less meat, finds report

A fifth of people are now ‘flexitarian’ – trying to eat more plant-based meals without ditching meat altogether – a new poll by Waitrose suggests

A report by UK supermarket chain Waitrose shows that a third of the UK population (33.5 per cent) now have meat-free or meat-reduced diets. This includes one in eight Brits (13 per cent) who now identify as vegan or vegetarian, and a further 21 per cent as ‘flexitarian’.

“It’s extremely encouraging to learn how many Britons are choosing to reduce their consumption of animal products” Nick Palmer, the head of Compassion in World Farming UK, told the Guardian.

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‘It’s Like Milk But Made For Humans’

Vegan Ad on ‘Time Out’ Cover

The oat drink commercial has appeared in tube stations, and on 4oD

Oatly’s landmark vegan oat drink advertising campaign has been spotted as a wrap on major magazine Time Out.

The slogan, which says ‘It’s like milk but made for humans’, is featured on the cover alongside other log lines from the Swedish company. When the campaign was launched in Sweden several years ago, Oatly was sued by the dairy industry.

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5 Spooktacular Ways to Help Animals this Halloween

Scary costumes and tasty treats will always be a part of Halloween. This year, let’s add activism to the tradition! Check out these five easy ways to help animals and still have a scream of a time.

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