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  • 06
  • Apr

Sheridyn Fisher Swaps Lingerie for Lettuce Leaves in New Easter-Themed PETA Ad

Just in time for Easter, Playboy and cover model Sheridyn Fisher is showing her love for rabbits – and “rabbit food” – by wearing only strategically placed lettuce leaves in a new ad for PETA, which encourages everyone to show compassion for bunnies and other animals by embracing vegetarian meals. In the ad, the lettuce bikini–clad Fisher gives herself lettuce leaf “bunny ears” and grins above the words, “Be a Bunny’s Honey. Go Vegetarian.”

Sheridyn Fisher

“Easter is the perfect time to help bunnies – and pigs, chickens, cows and other animals – simply … Read more.


  • 05
  • Apr

Choose Cruelty-Free Eggs From the Vegan Easter Bunny

Did you know the Easter Bunny (like all bunnies) is vegan? So it only makes sense for him to want to hand out vegan, cruelty-free chocolate eggs this Easter. Luckily for him (and for you!), there is no shortage of yummy options to choose from:

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  • 05
  • Apr

No Foie Gras Faux Pas for Nigella Lawson

Charles Saatchi has been quoted as saying that he thinks his wife, celebrity cook Nigella Lawson, should be “coveted”. Well, that’s how we feel, too, after her representative confirmed that contrary to recent media stories, the “Domestic Goddess” won’t eat or use the cruel food product foie gras in her recipes.

Nigella is in excellent company. Sir Roger Moore, Kate Winslet, Ricky Gervais and even Prince Charles have all spoken out against the force-feeding of ducks and geese for this torture in a tin. Crammed into … Read more.


  • 04
  • Apr

‘Pig Prisoners’ Protest Foston Factory Farm, ‘Guantanamo Bay for Pigs’

Costumed “pigs” in orange jumpsuits – shackled and covered with black hoods – stood beneath a banner that reads, “Don’t Make Foston a Guantanamo Bay for Pigs”. They lead PETA members in a protest against Midland Pig Producers’ (MPP) plan to build a US-style factory farm in Foston. If approved, this industrial nightmare would imprison up to 25,000 pigs at a time, who would never see sunlight or breathe fresh air until they were loaded into lorries for transport to an abattoir at a rate of 1,000 animals a week.

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  • 01
  • Apr

PETA to Distribute Revolutionary Chicken-Voice Translators

PETA will soon begin distributing newly invented chicken-voice translators to factory farmers, slaughterhouse workers and chicken-transport companies that will allow the users to understand chicken “talk”. What they’ll learn is that chickens are intelligent and inquisitive animals who – just like us – want more than anything simply to live.

“Chickens have impressive communication skills”, says PETA’s Poorva Joshipura. “They have more than 30 types of vocalisations to distinguish between threats that are approaching by land and those that are approaching over water, and a mother hen begins to teach these calls … Read more.