Heather Moore

Heather Moore

Heather Moore is a writer for the PETA Foundation. Her work has appeared in many popular publications, including The Washington Post, USA Today, The New York Times, and other top newspapers and magazines. In her free time, Heather enjoys watching Orioles baseball games, eating at vegan-friendly restaurants, and going to the beautiful beaches and botanical gardens in Sarasota, Florida, where she lives.

Going Vegan Is Not the Same as Going On a ‘Diet’—Here’s Why

Being vegan is a way of life—not a “diet.” While vegan foods offer health benefits, many people opt to go vegan for ethical, environmental, and humanitarian reasons.

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Keep It Halal With These Vegan Foods

Vegan foods and ingredients—not counting alcohol—are naturally halal. Eating vegan and using vegan products are the easiest ways to keep halal.

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Animal Companions

Maxi’s Owner Passed Away—Can You Love and Comfort Her?

PETA is trying to find a new home for sweet senior dog Maxi, whose owner passed away, leaving her outside alone. Can you love and comfort Maxi for the rest of her life?

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Which Foods Could Best Fend Off COVID-19?

COVID-19 cases are rising in many parts of the U.S., but let’s not despair. We can still take steps to help stave off the virus and other health problems.

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Humane Home

Your Kitchen Is Vegan. What About the Rest of Your House?

Make sure that home really is where the heart is with these resources on vegan furnishings and accessories.

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Five Years Later, Danone Is Still Letting Calves Suffer

Take action and help PETA send a strong message to Danone to end calves’ suffering now.

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Stores Stop Selling Donkey Gelatin Following PETA Asia Exposé

Learn how PETA is persuading stores to stop selling products containing ‘ejiao,’ which is made by cruelly killing donkeys and boiling their skins.

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Leading Retailers Are Ditching Down, Thanks to PETA

More and more well-known companies are ditching down in favor of humane synthetic options, thanks in part to PETA.

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This Is One of the Most-Viewed TEDx Videos of All Time

Watch Beyond Carnism cofounder Melanie Joy’s motivational TEDx video, and read the empowering article about her vegan organization.

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Why Ingrid Newkirk Is One of the Most Powerful People in Food

PETA President Ingrid Newkirk once again made The Daily Meal’s 2017 list of the most powerful people in food.

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Science Group Presents Awards for Helping Animals and Humans


Several scientists won a PETA International Science Consortium award for efforts that will help animals and humans.

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‘Sheep’ Flock to the Unveiling of Joaquin Phoenix’s New PETA Ad

Sign-carrying “sheep” flocked to the unveiling of PETA’s anti-wool billboard starring a dapper-looking Joaquin Phoenix and his woolly buddies.

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Photos: You Won’t See This Snow Globe in Santa’s Workshop

PETA inflated a life-size snow globe in Boise, Idaho; Reno, Nevada; and Salt Lake City to show shoppers why they should scratch wool off their shopping list.

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VIDEO: More Than 100 Pigs Rescued From Hoarding Hell—See Them Now!

More than 100 rescued pigs have been enjoying life at a Florida sanctuary following a PETA investigation of a hoarding facility. Watch the video.

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PETA Hands Out Vegan Ice Cream as Harvard Dining-Hall Staff Strikes

PETA stepped in and gave hungry Harvard students dairy-free ice cream sandwiches after the dining-hall staff went on strike.

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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