Misleading McDonald’s Ads Removed After Animal Justice Files Legal Complaint

TORONTO—Fast food chain McDonald’s has stopped running a misleading “greenwashing” ad campaign about its Quarter Pounder burger after Animal Justice filed a legal complaint, prompting investigations by federal authorities.  The ads claimed that the Quarter Pounder burger was “now sustainably sourced”, but in the fine print, the company conceded that only 30% or more of... Read more » Animal Justice
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Federal “Ag Gag” Bill Could Punish Negligent Farmers After Amendments at Committee

A legislative committee studying the proposed federal agricultural gag, or “ag gag”, law has amended the bill in response to concerns raised by Animal Justice and other animal protection groups, legal scholars, and even the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”).  Bill C-205 was introduced by Conservative MP John Barlow, and was originally designed to target... Read more » Animal Justice
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EXPOSED: Live Horse Exports to Japan Covered on CTV W5

CTV’s investigative affairs show W5 aired a program on February 27 exposing the horrors of Canada’s shameful and secretive live horse export trade. The horse meat industry ships thousands of gentle draft horses to Japan each year from airports in Winnipeg, Calgary, and Edmonton. The horses are slaughtered for their meat, which is eaten raw... Read more » Animal Justice
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