What industries am I supporting when I buy products that use animal ingredients?

Animal ingredients come from every industry that uses animals—the meat, fur, wool, dairy, egg, and fishing industries as well as industries such as horseracing and rodeo, which send unwanted animals to slaughter.


Visit PETA’s home page to learn more about the animals who suffer in these industries and what you can do to help.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind