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Ventilation Shutdown, Firefighting Foam, and Other Cruel Methods Used to Kill Animals for ‘Disease Control’

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What are ventilation shutdown and VSD Plus? Keep reading to find out how farms cruelly kill animals for “disease control.”

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Addio, Fur Factory Farms! Italian Senate Votes to Stop Stealing Animals’ Skin

When in Rome … ban fur factory farming! PETA entities have campaigned for the Italian government to stop the skinning of sensitive minks for fur, and it has voted to do just that.

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Breaking New Footage Exposes Dogs Stuffed in Sacks, Sold for Meat at Wet Markets

As the pandemic, which scientists believe originated in a wet market, rages on, PETA India reveals that wet markets are still illegally killing and selling wildlife and dogs for meat.

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After Rutgers Kills 23,000 Animals, It Gets Tax Bailout—PETA Demands an Audit

Rutgers University went on a killing spree of animals used in experiments deemed “non-critical” during its COVID-19 shutdown, only to ask for reimbursement from New Jersey taxpayers. We call BS.

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Can You Get a COVID-19 Vaccine if You’re Vegan? PETA U.K. Breaks It Down

As long as tests on animals are a legal requirement, refusing to get the vaccine on ethical grounds won’t help them. So how can you take action?

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Fireworks Shortage Presents the Perfect Opportunity for Change

Explosions in the air can be upsetting to veterans, small children, and anyone else with a sensitivity to loud sounds—but they’re often deadly to dogs and cats.

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Major Study Links Meat-Free Diets With Lower Risk of Severe COVID-19

Researchers examined how eating habits can be linked to COVID-19 severity. What they found may shock you, but it didn’t surprise PETA.

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PETA: WHO’s New Live-Market Call to Action: Too Little, Too Late?

Perhaps PETA Asia’s director should take over as WHO director-general—then we’d get sensible decisions about the welfare of humans and other animals, with no time wasted.

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Right Now: PETA Scientists Virtually Attend World’s Largest Toxicology Conference

PETA scientists will be virtually presenting at the largest toxicology conference in the world—the 60th SOT Annual Meeting. Here’s how animals will benefit.

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PETA Scientist Catches University of Washington Official LYING About COVID-19 Research

A University of Washington official stated that experiments conducted at its primate center were responsible for Moderna’s successful COVID-19 vaccine. It was a lie.

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Mutated Mink Coronavirus Pushes Global Fur Industry to a Breaking Point

The list of countries with mink COVID-19 outbreaks seems to be growing every day. As the global fur industry collapses, PETA can only say, “We told you so.”

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Utah Stonewalls After Worker’s Death at Mink Factory Farm

Fur factory farms in Utah are deadly to tens of thousands of minks and a threat to humans, too. Here’s why PETA is calling for their closure in the face of COVID-19.

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A Vet Visited SeaWorld for PETA—We Want the USDA to Investigate Her Findings

Animals with eye problems, tooth damage, rake marks, and zero enrichment are suffering in concrete tanks while SeaWorld exposes them and everyone else there to deadly disease.

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Much to ‘Mink’ About: 8 Things You May Not Know About Minks

Odds are that you may only be familiar with minks because of the way they’re exploited for their fur. Get to know minks a little better with these facts!

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Want to Prevent Future Pandemics? PETA’s Holiday Ad Blitz Shows How!

With these festive and timely ads, PETA reminds everyone that tofu never caused a pandemic. Here’s why we’re urging you to go vegan this holiday season.

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