Animal welfare

Ann Pearson looks into adopting a dog at the OC Animal Care shelter in Orange, Calif., on Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Study backs pets as presents, but holdouts remain

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Giving a puppy or kitten to the pet lover on your list is a gift idea animal activists have long warned people to avoid. But a national animal welfare group says […]

12/18/2013

A new Cultured Beef Burger made from cultured beef grown in a laboratory from stem cells of cattle, is held by the man who developed the burger, Professor Mark Post of Netherland's Maastricht University, during a the world's first public tasting event for the food product in London, Monday Aug. 5, 2013. (AP Photo / David Parry, PA)

First reaction: lab-made burger lacks flavor

LONDON (AP) — The food of the future could do with a pinch of seasoning — and maybe some cheese. Two volunteers who took the first public bites of hamburger grown in a laboratory gave […]

08/05/2013

Huge slaughterhouse settlement reached

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – A landmark $500 million settlement was reached in a slaughterhouse abuse case that led to the biggest meat recall in U.S. history in 2008, an animal welfare group announced Friday. The […]

11/16/2012

Animal activists condemn game at LA fair

POMONA (CNS) – The Los Angeles chapter of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals today condemned a game at the Los Angeles County Fair called “The Lobster Claw,” in which players operate […]

09/05/2012

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