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PETA Pig on the Campaign Trail in S.C.

You hear politicians and journalists complain all the time about how grueling it is to follow the campaign trail, but none of those guys ever had to do it …

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PETA and the Cannibal, Round 2

A little while back, we wrote to the county jail holding alleged cannibal Christopher Lee McCuin, asking that they put him on a flesh-free diet ASAP—since, apart from anything …

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Lettuce Ladies Crash Ben Franklin’s Birthday

But everybody had a good time in the end. Ben Franklin himself—who once suggested that the turkey should be America’s national bird instead of the bald eagle—tried some of …

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Ingrid Arrested in India for Blindfolding Gandhi Statue

PETA President Ingrid Newkirk has been in India for the past couple of weeks on a tour for the Indian version of her book “50 Awesome Ways Kids Can …

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Purdue University Kills Dogs

After receiving a frantic e-mail that was being circulated by a Purdue student who was desperate to find a home for one of the dogs used in her class, …

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Tyson Caught Again … and Again

In 2005, PETA released footage from an undercover investigation into a slaughterhouse run by KFC Supplier Tyson Foods, which showed live chickens’ heads being ripped off, among other acts …

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KFC Sues Indie Moviemakers

According to the movie blog Horror Yearbook, a small group of independent moviemakers are getting strongarmed by KFC into abandoning their project. Classy stuff, KFC. Really classy. Check it …

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PETA Asks Roger Clemens to Swear Off Drugs

Earlier this morning, PETA sent a letter to Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens (the latest player to face scrutiny in the steroids scandal), urging him to prove that he is …

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Weizmann Institute Protests in New York

Following an undercover investigation which revealed unbelievable cruelty to animals at the Weizmann Institute in Israel, PETA members gathered outside the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science …

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Don’t Forget to Nominate Yourself for Sexiest Vegetarian!

You know you’re sexy, but does the rest of the world? We’re still accepting nominations for this year’s Sexiest Vegetarian Next Door contest until January 15, when a team …

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Tax Meat!

Someone should probably tell this pig and cow that they’re not going to win any elections if their only platform is raising taxes, but the argument is a solid …

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Target Pulls Foie Gras!

A little while back, longtime PETA member and superstar intern Mark Wiesenfeld discovered that Target was selling foie gras online, along with a book about the barbaric product written …

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Target Stops Selling Foie Gras

January 2008 After a PETA member spotted foie gras (and a book promoting it) being sold on the Web site of retail giant Target, PETA sent a letter explaining the …


Safeway Becomes Industry Leader on Animal Welfare Following Negotiations with PETA

January 2008 In 2002 PETA ended its Shameway campaign against grocery giant Safeway after the company agreed to some animal welfare reforms regarding the meat and eggs the company sells. …


PETA and Harris Teeter Reach Agreement on Groundbreaking Animal Welfare Plan

January 2008 Following discussions with PETA, grocery chain Harris Teeter announced plans that made it the new industry leader on animal welfare. Harris Teeter committed to do the following:   …