Tag: Animal welfare

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Brexit Can End Cruel Trade in Live Animals, Says Joanna Lumley Campaign

Actress Joanna Lumley and television presenter Selina Scott provide some star power for the Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) campaign to put an end to the “horribly cruel” practice of exporting live animals over long distances in cramped, unsanitary conditions, often to countries where animal welfare falls well short of British standards.

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Federal Plant and Animal Inspectors Spend $4.77M on Military Hardware

The Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service spent $4.77 million between 2006-2014 on guns, ammunition and other pieces of military-style hardware according to June oversight report “The Militarization of America, a review of purchases by non-military federal agencies, issued by Open the Books, a project by the government watchdog American Transparency.

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Halal Slaughtermen Charged With ‘Systematic’ Animal Abuse

Three halal slaughtermen and their bosses have appeared in court charged with the “systematic” abuse of animals killed in accordance with Islamic law. Kabeer Hussein, Kazam Hussein, Artur Lewandowski, Robert Woodward and William Woodward sat alongside each other yesterday at

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PETA’s Dirty Little Secret: Shelter Puts Down 80% of Animals in Its Care

In a remarkable turn of events, Virginia legislators reportedly have had to step in to protect animals from PETA, which runs a gulag-style animal shelter at its headquarters on the banks of the St. Elizabeth River that euthanized over 80 percent of the animals in its care in 2014.