Victory! Animal Justice Complaint Prompts Federal Action to Stop Misleading McDonald’s Ad Campaign

McDonald’s has stopped running a greenwashing ad campaign about its Quarter Pounder burger after an Animal Justice legal complaint prompted investigations by federal regulators.  McDonald’s unveiled an ad campaign last […]

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Misleading McDonald’s Ads Removed After Animal Justice Files Legal Complaint

TORONTO—Fast food chain McDonald’s has stopped running a misleading “greenwashing” ad campaign about its Quarter Pounder burger after Animal Justice filed a legal complaint, prompting investigations by federal authorities.  The […]

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Animal Justice Calls McBullsh*t, Demands Misleading Billboards Be Taken Down

TORONTO, ON—National animal law organization Animal Justice has filed a complaint with Ad Standards Canada—the ad industry self-regulatory body—over McDonald’s ads that contain misleading statements about the environmental footprint of […]

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Animal Justice Files False Advertising Complaint Against King Cole Ducks for Animal Cruelty Cover-Up

On February 18, 2020, shocking footage of animal cruelty emerged from inside a King Cole Ducks factory farm in Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ontario. Animal advocates held a protest outside the farm Ontario, […]

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Canadian Consumers on Their Own to Police Misleading Animal Welfare Claims on Food

False animal welfare claims are rampant in Canada This week, Animal Justice submitted comments to the Government of Canada regarding its proposed changes to labelling requirements in the Food and […]

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VICTORY! Dairy Farmers Forced to Remove Misleading Ads Claiming Milk Has No Growth Hormones

Ad Standards has confirmed that a misleading transit ad campaign paid for by the Dairy Farmers of Canada has been taken down! The advertisement claimed “there are zero growth hormones […]

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Episode 7: Breed-Specific Legislation Is Bad Science

April 13, 2018   In Episode 7, Peter talks about breed-specific legislation (BSL) with Alanna Devine—our very first podcast guest! Alanna is a lawyer and director of animal advocacy at […]

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#7: Breed-Specific Legislation Is Bad Science

Peter talks about breed-specific legislation (BSL) with Alanna Devine—our very first podcast guest! Alanna is a lawyer and director of animal advocacy at the Montreal SPCA. She has played a key role in the legal fight against Montreal’s pit bull ban, and a proposed provincial breed ban in Quebec. Tune in to learn why BSL is unscientific, ineffective, expensive, and spells a death sentence for innocent dogs.

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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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Dairy Farmers of Canada Ads Violate Federal Law, Says Legal Filing

OTTAWA—National animal law organization Animal Justice has filed a false advertising complaint with federal regulators over Dairy Farmers of Canada ads that falsely claim dairy is required to prevent osteoporosis, […]

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