New Report Questions Biosecurity as Justification for Ag Gag Laws

Animal Justice is releasing a new report examining disease outbreaks on Canadian farms, called Animal Advocates or Animal Agriculture? Disease Outbreaks & Biosecurity Failures on Farms. Based on data compiled by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) which monitors and investigates reportable disease outbreaks in Canada, the report reveals that standard farm practices and poor... Read more » Animal Justice
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Canada Slaughtered 834 Million Animals in 2019

The Canadian meat industry is slaughtering more animals for food than ever before, according to government slaughter statistics analyzed by Animal Justice. In 2019, over 833 million land animals were killed at the hands of the meat industry—up drastically from 750 million in 2015. Up from 819 million in 2018, 800 million in 2017, 771 million in 2016, and 750... Read more » Animal Justice
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Ontario “Ag Gag” Bill is Unconstitutional, Say Leading Legal Experts

TORONTO—Dozens of Canadian law professors and constitutional and criminal law experts are sounding the alarm over Ontario’s Bill 156, Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2019.  According to these leading experts on the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the government bill would infringe individuals’ rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.... Read more » Animal Justice
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