California Refinery Ditches Bird Poison!

February 2014

We received a tip that birds were dying in agony after reportedly eating poisoned bait at a refinery in California. We e-mailed company execs and called the refinery repeatedly but received no response to our concerns. We posted an action alert and received a response shortly after. The company got its pest-control contractor to stop using the poison and investigate PETA’s humane deterrent solutions instead.

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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