Update: A PETA spokesperson says the video mentioned in this story was not as dated as it may seem.   She says the footage was recorded between January 15 and March 30, 2016 and was submitted to officials 60 days later on June 1.

 It’s being left to the Indiana State Police to determine if a …

Two major food corporations with well-known brands to protect have cut ties with a Tennessee chicken farm that finds itself the latest target of an animal abuse investigation by Los Angeles-based Mercy for Animals. First Tyson Foods Inc., which contracted with the Tennessee farm to raise chickens, and then McDonald’s, which is supplied with chicken…

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has launched a hotline that offers a reward for whistleblowers who report cruelty and neglect on factory farms, at livestock auctions, and in slaughter houses. The organization is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those who have committed acts of…

I’ve acknowledged here before that I grew up in a small Midwestern town. It was even larger than most small towns, but I still went to school with more farm kids than city kids. I’ve also admitted here before that the longest two weeks of my life were spent helping a friend milk 60 cows…

If early bill filings are any indication, animal agriculture is going to go for cruelty laws with short reporting deadlines. Late last year, New Hampshire House Bill 110 was amended to give anyone who witnesses another person performing acts of cruelty to livestock exactly 48 hours to report it to local law enforcement. As it’s…

A contractor working undercover for the non-governmental organization known as Compassion Over Killing is now being charged with animal cruelty in Colorado. Weld County Sheriff John B. Cooke said videographer Taylor Radig is charged with one Class 1 misdemeanor count of animal cruelty “due to her believed participation in the cattle abuse incidents” and alleged…