Mercy For Animals

Type: Organization
Name: Mercy For Animals
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Dairy farmer's blog tops 2 million views

Dairy Herd Management columnist Carrie Mess is a dairy farmer and a blogger. Mess’ blog is getting attention from all over the country.Mess and her husband, Patrick, have a 100-cow dairy farm with Patrick’s parents, where they also raise 300 acres of ... [Published Dairy Herd - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Dairy, farm, farmer, cow, Milwaukee
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Hal Sparks To Host Mercy For Animals 15th Anniversary Gala

The Mercy For Animals 15th Anniversary Gala will take place on Friday, September 12th at The London, West Hollywood.The MFA gala, hosted by Hal Sparks and Jane Velez-Mitchell will honor Pamela Anderson (The Sam Simon Award), Moby (Compassionate Leadership ... [Published Look to the Stars - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Nestle Orders Suppliers to Comply with Animal Welfare Standards

By: Los Angeles Times | August 26, 2014The move — described by animal rights groups as the most sweeping food company action to date — would force hundreds of thousands of farms to provide more space for farm animals and phase out controversial practices ... [Published Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

A couple of items during the Dog Days

August is the slowest of months in Washington, DC.  Even the months with Christmas, Thanksgiving, July 4, Memorial Day and New Year’s generate more news.  However, there a few issues of which you should be aware, as follow:Immigration reform – or at least ... [Published Brownfield Network - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

Livestock auction workers plead no contest in animal cruelty case

Two workers from an Inland Empire livestock auction facility pleaded no contest Friday to animal cruelty charges, authorities said.Gustavo Rivas and Miguel Patino Torrez entered pleas in San Bernardino County Superior Court to one misdemeanor count each ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 6 reports

Nestle vows to improve animal welfare after dairy cow abuse

Your chocolate milk may be getting a little bit more humane.Following an investigation into its dairy farms by the group Mercy for Animals (MFA), Nestle has announced big changes to its supplier policies. Nestle is working with World Animal Protection ... [Published Fortune - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Food Companies Using Their Farming Connections To Tackle Big Problems

Lost amid a good deal of the talk about the wave of unaccompanied immigrant children who have crossed the southern border into the US are the children themselves and the circumstances that drove them to take a lonely, frightening and perilous journey ... [Published Media Bistro - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Mercy For Animals Commends Nestle For Sweeping Animal Welfare Changes Following Graphic Undercover Video

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle, the world's largest food company, has announced its commitment to improving farmed animal welfare across its entire global supply chain — covering over 90 countries — in what may be the most comprehensive ... [Published TickerTech.com - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Factory Farm Undercover Investigator Opens Up About the Job

We’ve seen the graphic footage of farm animal suffering that gets brought to light by undercover investigations, but so much less attention is given to the experience of investigators who have to endure what they witness to help raise our awareness about ... [Published Care2 - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Hybrid Turkey case appears in Woodstock court

PMFive employees of Kitchener-based Hybrid Turkeys appeared in court yesterday.They’re facing charges in connection with an undercover video made at the manufacturer, which showed workers clubbing and kicking turkeys.They face a total of 11 charges which ... [Published 570News - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

Saputo under fire from animal rights group over cattle cruelty

CBC News Tuesday 5th August, 2014Cheesemaker Saputo has had a year of growth with revenues up by 20 per cent. (Ryan Remiorz/Canadian Press) Montreal-based dairy operater Saputo Inc. came under fire Tuesday from an animal rights activist who said it hasn't ... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Veal Industry ‘Didn’t Need Anyone To Tell Them’ To Lose Crates

An animal rights groups victory claim is being challenged by the Ontario Veal Association.Mercy For Animals Canada says because of their undercover video earlier this year, the Association is recommending the phase-out of veal crates.However, the Association’s ... [Published CKNXam920 - Aug 05 2014]

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But, she continues, "the good news is that as long as the government is involved, we have more power to say no, especially during the election year."
Among other cruelties the video "shows workers at the dairy beating cows with a pink cane as the animals slipped and slid on the wet concrete floor; workers kicking and stomping cows that have fallen between the metal bars in the milking stalls; and a cow being dragged out of the barn by a chain around her neck as she lies on the concrete floor.." http://nydailynews...
"It is a food revolution,” said Vani Hari, aka the Food Babe , who's responsible for several consumer campaigns including taking on Subway to remove a chemical ingredient used in its breads that also goes into making yoga mats. “People are paying more attention than they ever have in history and coming to terms with what the food industry has been doing. People want to know where their food comes from, and in order to survive the next decade, the food industry will have to change."
"We know that our consumers care about the welfare of farm animals and we, as a company, are committed to ensuring the highest possible levels of farm animal welfare across our global supply chain" said Benjamin Ware, manager of responsible sourcing for Nestle

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From Killer Looks to No-Kill to Nabbing a Kitte... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 29 2014]
Dairy farmer's blog tops 2 million views [Published Dairy Herd - Aug 29 2014]
Hal Sparks To Host Mercy For Animals 15th Anniv... [Published Look to the Stars - Aug 29 2014]
Hideous Kicking Of Cows In The Face At Idaho Da... [Published Boston IMC - Aug 28 2014]
Nestlé Adopts Industry-Altering Commitment to A... [Published Brandchannel.com - Aug 27 2014]
Eyes in the sky: Drone to fly over livestock op... [Published Fence Post - Aug 26 2014]
Nestle Orders Suppliers to Comply with Animal W... [Published Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies - Aug 26 2014]
A couple of items during the Dog Days [Published Brownfield Network - Aug 25 2014]
Nestlé Steps up Commitment to Animal Welfare [Published The Fish Site - Aug 25 2014]
Livestock auction workers plead no contest in a... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 23 2014]
Breaking: Auction Workers Convicted of Animal C... [Published Mercy For Animals - Aug 23 2014]
Nestlé raises cattle welfare standards for supp... [Published Progressive Dairy - Aug 22 2014]
Nestle Nudges Its Suppliers To Improve Animal W... [Published NPR - Aug 22 2014]
VICTORY! Global food giant Nestlé commits to sw... [Published Animals Australia - Aug 22 2014]
Neighbors of MN Hog Facility File Lawsuit Over ... [Published Public News Service - Aug 22 2014]
Nestle imposes animal welfare standards for sup... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 22 2014]
Food Companies Using Their Farming Connections ... [Published Media Bistro - Aug 22 2014]
Walmart Pork Supplier Pulled After Horrific Ani... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 21 2014]
Nestle vows to improve animal welfare after dai... [Published Fortune - Aug 21 2014]
Nestle announces new animal welfare standards [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 21 2014]
Nestlé makes animal welfare pledge after dairy ... [Published STLtoday.com - Aug 21 2014]
Nestle Announces New Animal Welfare Standards [Published NBCNews.com - Aug 21 2014]
Nestle makes animal welfare pledge after dairy ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 21 2014]
Nestlé to Overhaul Farm Animal Treatment Across... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 21 2014]
Mercy For Animals Commends Nestle For Sweeping ... [Published TickerTech.com - Aug 21 2014]
Mercy For Animals Commends Nestle For Sweeping ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Aug 21 2014]
Factory Farm Undercover Investigator Opens Up A... [Published Care2 - Aug 21 2014]
Man sets record for Pacific Crest Trail [Published seattlepi.com - Aug 20 2014]
Hybrid Turkey case appears in Woodstock court [Published 570News - Aug 14 2014]
Hybrid Turkey employees accused of abusing bird... [Published CTV News - Aug 13 2014]
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Mercy For Animals Commends Nestle For Sweeping ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Aug 21 2014]
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle, the world's largest food company, has announced its commitment to improving farmed animal welfare across its entire global supply chain — covering over 90 countries — in what may be the most comprehensive ...
Canada’s largest dairy farm crippled by abuse a... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 21 2014]
VANCOUVER — Doug was raised on a small family farm and knows a thing or two about dairy cattle. Until very recently, he’d never encountered anything like Chilliwack Cattle Sales (CCS), which runs a giant milking operation an hour’s drive east of Vancouver. ...
15 Years of Mercy for Animals Compassion [Published OpEdNews - Jun 18 2014]
Nathan Runkle is one of a kind and for that I am grateful. If you have heard about Mercy for Animals, then you have heard about him. We need many more compassionate people of his ilk because there is just too much cruelty to animals nationwide and of ...
Saputo refuses to buy milk from B.C. farm where... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jun 17 2014]
MONTREAL — Dairy food giant Saputo Inc. is no longer accepting milk from Chilliwack Cattle Sales, a British Columbia farm where a number of employees were captured on video beating cattle, and says it is leading the charge for reform in animal treatment. ...
Undercover investigation reveals horrific cruel... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 10 2014]
The BC SPCA is pushing for charges of animal cruelty against eight employees of Chilliwack Cattle Sales after a video showing horrific abuse at a dairy farm in British Columbia. A hidden-camera investigation by the advocacy group Mercy for Animals Canada, ...
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