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‘Landmark’ Cruelty Charges Filed Against Mohair Workers After Exposé

Reading Time: 1 minute The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) has filed cruelty-to-animals charges against four angora goat farmers in South Africa, following an exposé of the industry. The South African Police Service must now investigate the farmers – along with shearers and other farm workers – and will then submit the case to the national prosecutor. The charges […]

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How To Use Your Skills To Become A Better Vegan Activist

Reading Time: 2 minutes 2018 – what a year! It was probably one of the most progressive for the vegan movement and animal rights. Among the many victories for animals, we saw big labels like Burberry, Chanel, and Versace ditch fur. A staggering 28,000 people worldwide attended their local Official Animal Rights March. California became the first U.S state […]

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Fashion?Giant?ASOS To Ditch Mohair, Silk, Cashmere And Feathers

Reading Time: < 1 minute Major online retailer ASOS is ditching a number of animal-derived materials including mohair, silk, cashmere and feathers. The internet giant – which stocks more than 850 labels alongside its own-brand clothing and accessories – confirmed that it’ll also ban cashmere, silk, down, and feathers across its entire platform by the end of January 2019. The […]

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Major Supermarkets Urged To Label Vegan Products

Reading Time: < 1 minute More than 10,000 people have signed a petition, started by Animal Aid – one of the UK’s largest animal rights groups – calling on all major supermarkets to clearly label their own-brand vegan products. Since Animal Aid launched its #MarkItVegan campaign in late 2016, supermarket giants Asda and Tesco have started to roll out extensive […]

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Morrisons Is Latest UK Supermarket To Commit To Vegan Labeling

Reading Time: < 1 minute Supermarket Morrisons has pledged to label all of its own-brand vegan products. The retail giant is the latest to commit to vegan labeling – following Tesco, Asda and Aldi. The pledge follows a campaign launched by animal protection organization Animal Aid. #MarkItVegan Since 2016, Animal Aid has campaigned, through its #MarkItVegan campaign, for all major […]

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Top Chicken Supplier ‘Fiddles Food Safety Dates’, Investigation Finds

Reading Time: 2 minutes Food safety records at the largest supplier of chicken to UK supermarkets have been tampered with – meaning consumers could have been duped into buying out of date chicken, according to an investigation by The Guardian and ITV. Undercover footage obtained by the media outlets shows ‘workers altering the slaughter date of poultry being processed at […]