Animal Welfare

Court Rejects Meat Lobby’s Attack on Farm Animal Protection Law, Prop 12
Court Rejects Meat Lobby’s Attack on Farm Animal Protection Law, Prop 12
Today, in a victory for animal advocates everywhere, the U.S. Court of appeals for the 9th circuit rejected an attack by meat industry lobbyists who sought to strike down as unconstitutional California's Proposition 12, passed in 2018, which not only bans the raising of farm animals in cages in California but would also ban the selling of animals that were raised in those cruel conditions, no matt
Nordstrom Announces It Will Ban Fur and Exotic Animal Skins by 2021
Nordstrom Announces It Will Ban Fur and Exotic Animal Skins by 2021
Leading fashion retailer Nordstrom announced that the company will stop selling all products made with animal fur or exotic animal skins by the end of 2021. This ban will take place at all of the retailers under the Seattle-based company's umbrella, including Nordstrom, Nordstrom Rack, and Last Chances stores, along with Nordstrom's e-commerce sites. The decision and commitmen...
Colombia Set to be First South American Country to End Cosmetic Animal Testing
Colombia Set to be First South American Country to End Cosmetic Animal Testing
Colombia, South America just passed a new that will ban cosmetic testing on animals in its entirety by 2024, becoming the 41st country to pass similar legislation. The bill has been in the works since 2018, initially introduced by vegan House Representative Juan Carlos Losada and was passed unanimously by the Plenary of the House of Representatives in Colombia. ...
Coconut Products Tied to Animal Cruelty Leads to 15,000 Stores Ban
Coconut Products Tied to Animal Cruelty Leads to 15,000 Stores Ban
Visit the grocery store and you're guaranteed to find many different brands of coconut products like coconut milks, yogurts and waters. What you may not be guaranteed is that these products, while vegan, are not harming animals. PETA Asia recently exposed two brands for using cruel monkey labor to pick coconuts in Thailand: On your next grocery trip, make sure to avoid Aroy-D and Chaokoh coconut p