Articles by Anna Pippus

What Do Ontario’s New Slaughter Laws Mean For Animals?

Ontario has announced that it’s amending its provincial slaughter regulations. The province will eliminate the need for a veterinarian to conduct post-mortem inspections at a slaughterhouse of an animal killed […]

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Minister of Agriculture Admits Government Isn’t Enforcing Horse Protection Laws

Every year in Canada, thousands of draft horses are exported by air to Japan, where they will be slaughtered for meat. Draft horses are by nature large. When horses of […]

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What You Can Do About False Animal Welfare Labels on Meat, Dairy, and Eggs

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a “What We Heard” report about its planned overhaul of Canadian food labelling regulations. What We Heard reports are issued after stakeholders […]

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Here’s Why Animals Keep Burning to Death in Canadian Barn Fires

Between January 2015 and November 2017, more than 470,000 farmed animals burned alive on Canadian farms. These animals would have endured frightening and agonizing deaths, trapped in cages or stalls […]

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Canada Killed More Than 800 Million Land Animals for Food in 2017

Slaughter reports from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada show we killed over 800,756,236 land animals for food in 2017—up from 771 million in 2016 and 750 million in 2015. The growth […]

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Authorities Refuse to Crack Down on Misleading Milk Ads

In November 2016, Animal Justice filed a legal complaint with authorities over a misleading ad campaign that suggested that consuming of dairy is essential for human health. The ads, sponsored […]

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Vancouver Chicken Slaughterhouse in Trouble for Endangering Animal Advocates

At Animal Justice, we use the law to help animals. Sometimes that means using animal protection laws, but often it means using other laws, unrelated to animals, to hold industry […]

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How to Lobby Your Political Reps to Support Plant-Strong Eating Recommendations

Earlier this year, Health Canada published much-anticipated draft revisions to Canada’s outdated food guide. The proposed healthy eating recommendations would encourage Canadians to eat “vegetables, fruit, whole grains and protein-rich […]

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CFIA Cracks Down on Meat Cut Mislabelling, But Ignores Animal Suffering

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) just fined a meat company $200,000 for five counts of false labelling. The fine was imposed after Eastern Meat Solutions was busted for packaging […]

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Have Your Say: Canadian Government Might Ban Advertising Cheese To Kids

As part of the Healthy Eating Strategy, Health Canada is proposing to restrict the marketing of unhealthy food and beverages to children. Two approaches are being considered: Option 1: banning […]

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