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2013-10-24 23:28:34

The Active Learning Elementary School in Queens and Deerfield Academy Earn National Awards for Serving Plant-Based Foods to K-12 Students Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 School cafeterias across the country continue to purge mystery meat for fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine—a nonprofit of 10,000 doctors—announces the winners of the 2013 Golden Carrot Awards, which rewards schools for serving healthful...

2013-09-23 23:01:46

Vubiz and Farm Sanctuary together have developed a new online certificate for Farm Sanctuary volunteers. Los Angeles,CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Vubiz Elearning and Farm Sanctuary together announce a new online certificate program for Farm Sanctuary volunteers. Farm Sanctuary is America’s largest and most effective farm animal rescue and protection organization. Their three shelters in New York and California provide lifelong care for almost 1,000 rescued farm animals. These animals...

2013-08-05 08:24:23

LOS ANGELES, August 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Norman Reedus defends animals in laboratories, calls for cosmetics test ban in US - With photo The Walking Dead star Norman Reedus has joined Cruelty Free International to support the organization's work to ban animal tests for cosmetics in the U.S. and around the world. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130805/MM58462 ) Norman Reedus said:...

2013-06-27 08:31:01

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. and WASHINGTON, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Humane Society of the United States, the nation's largest animal protection organization, announced its investment in Hurel Corporation ("Hurel"), a leading developer of technology that can replace animals in drug development and chemical testing. Hurel, a pioneer of "organ on a chip" in vitro systems for drug development, focuses on the production of 3-dimensional tissue cultures that simulate and...

2013-04-26 00:21:58

"Rotten Egg Bill" Would Keep Hens in Cages, Nullify Voters' Rights SAN FRANCISCO, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Humane Farming Association (HFA) and a broad coalition of animal protection organizations today expressed outrage over Senator Feinstein's introduction of "The Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2013." "The egg industry wants to establish egg factory cages as a national standard that could never be challenged or changed by state law or public...

2013-04-11 08:25:17

Peter Dinklage is photographed for Cruelty Free International, sending an appeal across the U.S. to support the global organization committed to ending cosmetic tests on animals BOSTON, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Following Europe's cosmetics animal test ban in March, Emmy and Golden Globe award winning actor Peter Dinklage has become an ambassador for Cruelty Free International to call for an end to cosmetics tests on animals in the USA, as part of the non-profit's mission...

2013-02-25 08:23:21

LAKELAND, Fla., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SPCA Florida announced today a formal collaboration with Florida Southern College (FSC) to create the first Community Cat Cafe project, an effort that addresses the issue of un-owned cats living on the college campus. Approximately 100 community cats live across the FSC campus, which is also home to the largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright designed building structures in the world. Left un-checked, un-owned community cats will...

2013-02-11 08:27:45

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. to Speak in Support of Sea Shepherd at Press Conference Monday, February 11 in Washington, D.C. **UPDATING - ADDITIONAL SPEAKER, ROOM & TIME CHANGE** WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legal counsel for the global marine conservation organization, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, will announce landmark legal action the non-profit is taking in its ongoing battle against Japan's Institute for Cetacean Research (ICR) -- a...

2013-01-30 12:27:04

LONDON, January 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Campaign pioneers The Body Shop and Cruelty Free International celebrate after 20 years of activism After over 20 years of campaigning, ethical beauty retailer The Body Shop and non-profit organisation Cruelty Free International are finally celebrating the end to animal testing for cosmetics in Europe with the anticipated announcement that the import and sale of animal tested cosmetic...

Sea Shepherd's Paul Watson Resigns
2013-01-09 11:05:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Paul Watson, founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, has stepped down as the head of the conservation group featured on the TV program Whale Wars in order to comply with a US court order. According to CNN, the injunction was granted to a pair of Japanese firms — the Institute of Cetacean Research (ICR) and Kyodo Senpaku Kaisha Ltd. — by the Ninth Circuit Court of the United States. It prohibits Watson and his...