Did you know that your version of Internet Explorer is out of date?
To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend downloading one of the browsers below.

Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

Update: CNN's Nicole Lapin And HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell Get Serious About Downer Pigs

Like us on Facebook:
The current article you are reading does not reflect the views of the current editors and contributors of the new Ecorazzi

Untitled-1

I don’t mean to be a downer (get it? downer?), but putting downer pigs in the food supply just ain’t cool!

Yesterday, Ecorazzi told you that CNN’s Nicole Lapin reported on the Humane Society’s efforts to ban downer pigs — animals too sick or injured to walk — from being used in food production.

Well, just last night, HLN’s Jane Velez-Mitchell had Nicole on her show to find out more about this über cruel process. Turns out that not only is the National Pork Producers Council okay with the brutal slaughtering of downer pigs, but they freely admit it’s standard practice.

Whoa! Who has two thumbs and thinks the National Pork Producers Council needs a serious values check? This guy!

If you want to help end this nasty procedure, Jane recommends getting involved with the Humane Society of the United States or signing Farm Sanctuary’s petition asking President Obama to ban the slaughter of downer pigs.

Check out the video below to learn more!

Like us on Facebook:
0 Comments

WHEN IS A VEGAN NOT A VEGAN?

Since veganism cannot be perfect, there is no point in being vegan at all, they trumpet.

Kendall Jenner’s calfskin shoes illustrate how society values animal products

Press releases often find their way into my inbox. Occasionally, they’ll centre around a new animal rights initiative or vegan product, but usually, they’re unsolicited dribble e-blasted to every unprotected news media email address available. So when news of some…

Seductive and Destructive: The Insidiousness of “Happy” Exploitation

We need to shatter and dispel once and for all the insidious myth that it is somehow possible to exploit non-human animals “humanely.”