Articles by Dan Howe

Leftover Easter Chocolate Can Be Used to Fatten Pigs on Factory Farms

With supply chain disruptions and inflation, “alternative feed ingredients” are used to grow animals as cheaply as possible, despite potential concerns to human health.

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Foreign Pig Farm Lobbyists Oppose Banning Iceland’s Blood Farms

A new documentary, “Iceland – the hidden blood business” exposes how horses are abused for the factory farm hormone.

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Prosecute Marineland for Kiska’s Death

She faced decades of confinement at the Niagara Falls aquarium, including in solitary confinement for the last 12 years.

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US Regulator Agrees: Soy Milk is a Milk

In draft guidelines, the FDA found that the word “milk” on plant-based products did not confuse shoppers and that there are free speech considerations with food label regulations.

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Rally Against Big Plastic: Animal Justice in Court to Protect Single-Use Plastic Ban

Concerned Canadians gathered outside the Federal Court to show their support for protecting the ban on many single-use plastic products.

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Canadian Walruses Rented to New SeaWorld Park

Smooshi, Koyuk, and Boris will be far from their natural home of the Arctic Ocean and subarctic seas, and displayed for entertainment at a new SeaWorld facility.

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Brits Concerned by Canada’s Lagging Animal Welfare Standards

A coalition of trade groups and animal welfare advocates is sounding the alarm about Canada’s animal welfare standards.

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Government Petition: Stop Killing Animals for Military Trauma Training Exercises

Despite the majority of our allies choosing more effective techniques, pigs are still being blown up, shot or poisoned by the Canadian military in outdated trauma training exercises.

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Animal protection groups file application for investigation of illegal coyote hunting contest under Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights

TORONTO—Animal Justice and Coyote Watch Canada have filed an application for investigation under Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights (“EBR”)— a cornerstone statute that gives Ontarians a right to request an investigation when […]

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Birds Left Behind as Loblaws’ Profits Soar

Loblaws boasted to shareholders for years about its commitment to helping hens by going cage-free, but is now breaking its promise.

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Retailers Distance Themselves From Slaughterhouse Following Shocking Exposé

Concerned activists met outside a grocery store in Vancouver to remind shoppers that all slaughterhouses are a nightmare for animals.

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Join the Call for Video Surveillance in Canadian Slaughterhouses

We’re calling on Canadian provinces to join countries like England, Scotland, Spain, and the Netherlands in mandating that cameras be installed in slaughterhouses.

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Government Petition: Ban Octopus Farming in Canada

Octopus factory farms would be a global animal welfare disaster. A new federal e-petition is calling on the government to ban them.

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Demand that Loblaws Goes Cage-Free

Loblaws is responsible for the cruel and archaic confinement of millions of egg-laying hens in tiny, filthy cages.

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