Animal Slaughtering and Processing

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2014

    Farm Sanctuary's Gene Baur to Speak at Darbster Event Tuesday

    Maybe it was the first time you saw the pink slime footage. Or perhaps it was the first time you saw a video about the grave realities of the veal industry. Whatever the entry point was, something got you thinking about giving a damn about what you're putting in your mouth and the process of how i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2013

    Thanksgiving Horror Stories: Pig Abuse, Presidential Pardoned Turkeys Dead

    Today, NBC ran a story about pig abuse at an Oklahoma farm that supplied animals to Tyson Foods. An undercover video shot by Mercy for Animals in September or October of this year, shows workers "kicking, hitting and throwing pigs and slamming piglets into the ground". The video, a public relations ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2013

    Salmonella Outbreak During Government Shutdown

    You've heard about this whole government-shutdown thing that is going on: GOP wants to get rid of Obamacare -- that piece of legislation passed by majority vote and upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court -- so they basically shut down the government over it. That's OK; the furloughed employees are consi ... More >>

  • News

    December 20, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Is Pork the New Lobster? Looks Like It's Destiny​In 2010, we saw a rise in the price of bacon. For 2011 and beyond, it's the whole hog.In the past two months, the price of pork shoulder Crumbaker gets from Grand Western and other national suppliers has risen from a wholesale price of 89 cents to 1.40 a pound: a 40% pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Oprah Winfrey: Vegan Ally

    Alan Light / flickrOprah is a friend to veggies everywhere.​​Whether it was going to court to face the beef industry in the late '90s, dedicating episodes of her talk show to behind-the-scenes looks at factory farms, or taking viewers on a grocery-store run for dairy-free junk food with Alicia S ... More >>

  • Music

    January 6, 2005

    Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds

    Abattoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus (Anti)

  • Dining

    August 23, 2001


    Finjan Bar & Grille