Latest Compassion Over Killing Stories

2010-06-02 11:29:00

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, animal protection charity Compassion Over Killing (COK) is releasing an undercover video revealing shocking abuses and suffering inside Cal-Cruz Hatcheries, a chicken and duck hatchery in Santa Cruz, California. While employed at the facility as a maintenance worker for nearly a month in 2009, a COK investigator used a hidden camera to document the miseries forced upon newly-hatched birds, including: A chick drowning in a...

2010-04-22 09:22:00

Congresswoman Edwards, Md. Senators Raskin & Harrington, Md. Del. Hucker, Mont. Co. Council Vice Pres. Ervin pledge to go vegetarian for one week TAKOMA PARK, Md., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sat. April 24, in honor of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, several elected officials representing Marylanders on a federal, state, and local level will gather in Takoma Park to kick off Maryland VegWeek, a week-long celebration organized by Compassion Over Killing that highlights the...

2009-09-15 08:40:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, animal protection charity Compassion Over Killing released a new investigation inside an egg factory farm owned by Michael Foods, a company that supplies eggs to Dunkin' Donuts. While employed at the facility in August, a COK investigator used a hidden camera to document conditions for hens in this factory farm, which confines more than one million birds inside barren wire battery cages. Footage from inside Michael Foods shows: Hens...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.