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iStock/andresr At a recent event for the Loveland​ ​Sanctuary, Asher Brown, founder of the LA-based Pollution Studios, gave a heartfelt speech about why we need animal sanctuaries. Get the tissues ready! Hi.​ ​Thank​ ​you​ ​for​ ​inviting​ ​me​ ​here​ ​tonight.​ ​My​ ​name​ ​is​ ​Asher​ ​Brown,​ ​and while​ ​you​ ​might​ ​not​ ​know​ ​my​ ​name,​ ​you’ve​ ​probably​ ​seen​…

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  iStock/pidjoe Earlier this week, the animal welfare organization Mercy For Animals (MFA) filed a false advertising complaint against a Vermont slaughterhouse that promotes itself as producing “humane” meat. The company, Vermont Packinghouse, has been suspended from operating four times in six months because of allegations of animal cruelty. In addition to the four suspensions,…

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iStock/aydinmutlu The term “animal welfare” has watered down animal rights. In the book, “The Animals’ Agenda,” co-writers Marc Bekoff and Jessica Pierce discuss the not-so-radical idea that humans are lazy when it comes to real-deal animal rights. Humans often think that some animals must die for human good. However, that doesn’t have to be the case. We…

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istock/Manuel-F-O Although the American government no longer prioritizes the safety, health, and well-being of animals, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) does. The USDA messed up Early in the Trump presidency, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) deleted all information pertaining to puppy mills, roadside zoos, traveling zoos, and other businesses that exploit…

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Thanks to consumers, food industry trends like responsible sourcing have entered the mainstream. As consumers favor those companies willing to tell them exactly what they’re eating and where it came from, ‘Big Food’ companies are taking steps to fix social and environmental problems cropping up in their supply chain – a.k.a. all the people and practices involved in getting food…

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