Everyone needs farmers, but farmers don’t need to keep animals for meat, eggs, or dairy. PETA has launched our first-ever Farming Awards to celebrate the farmers at the forefront of ethical, animal-free farming. We’re delighted to recognise these sowers of compassion, and we encourage all… Read More »PETA’s First-Ever Farming Awards – PETA UK
Great news! Towards the end of 2022, Powys County Council refused plans for an enormous pig farm following a letter from PETA. If approved, the horrific plans would have seen around 2,000 pigs sent to slaughter each year. They would have been crammed into a… Read More »Great News! Powys Pig Farm Proposal Rejected
When you think Halloween, images of pumpkins, costumes, and scary movies may come to mind. It’s some people’s favourite holiday, planned around a whole weekend of dressing up, eating copious amounts of treats and sweets, and relishing ghost stories. Have you ever thought about the… Read More »Halloween on the Farm
Great news! Intensive chicken farm plans in Owthorpe, Nottinghamshire, were rejected by Rushcliffe Borough Council after PETA sent a letter opposing the appalling proposal. If plans had been approved, 190,000 chickens would have been kept in cramped sheds for around 48 days before being sent… Read More »Intensive Nottinghamshire Chicken Farms Plans Rejected!
Following the launch of LEGO’s new farm set, which offers a false and misleading depiction of animal agriculture, PETA sent a letter to the toy manufacturer’s CEO, Niels Christiansen, urging him to fix the misstep. Our suggestion? Rebrand the set as a sanctuary, where animals… Read More »PETA Urges LEGO to Rebrand Misleading Farm Set as Animal Sanctuary
PETA is hopping up and down with joy: Rutland County Council has rejected plans for a rabbit farm in Rutland, Hambleton, proposed by T&S Nurseries. If approved, the farm would have slaughtered 10,000 rabbits a year for their flesh and fur. The farm would also… Read More »Victory! Rutland County Council Rejects Rabbit Farm
Spanish island Gran Canaria is set to open the world’s first octopus farm, which would see hundreds of thousands of these hyper-intelligent beings commercially reared in intensive conditions – think cramped, barren tanks – every year before being slaughtered for food. PACMA So, PETA joined… Read More »Protestors Come Together to Oppose the World’s First Octopus Farm
Don’t be fooled by organisations like Christian Aid, Send a Cow, World Vision, Oxfam, and Heifer International that have animal-gifting programmes meant to help eliminate poverty. Most animals in these countries live or work in deplorable conditions with little sustenance, and these programmes often add… Read More »Why You Should Never Support Animal-Gifting Programmes