Browsing All Posts published on »November, 2012«

fab. vegan recipe of the day: ‘Raw double chocolate peanut butter truffles’

November 30, 2012

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Today (30th November), Carolyn Scott-Hamilton posted a fab. vegan recipe on healthybitchdaily.com titled ‘Raw double chocolate peanut butter truffles’. ‘… Chocolate and peanut butter.  Need we say more? These tasty little truffles can pass the test at any non-vegan holiday gathering, and they just may be the miracle cure for dealing with insufferable relatives. What […]

‘Stranded EU bulls – new video’: please email EU Commissioner NOW

November 30, 2012

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Today (30th November), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Stranded EU bulls – new video’. ‘… A video filmed at the Turkish-Bulgarian border shows a truck load of bulls is still stranded after six days. Compassion is calling on the EU Commission to liaise between Turkey and Bulgaria […]

‘Welsh government leads the way in badger vaccination’

November 30, 2012

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Today (30th November), an item was posted on the web-site of the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) titled ‘Welsh government leads the way in badger vaccination’. ‘… The League Against Cruel Sports has welcomed the news from the Welsh Government that over 1,400 badgers have already been vaccinated against bovine TB in parts of west […]

‘New report does not change evidence against badger culling’

November 30, 2012

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Today (30th November), an item was posted on the web-site of the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) titled ‘New report does not change evidence against badger culling’. ‘… The media are reporting today on the first direct evidence of a link between the transmission of Bovine TB between badgers and cattle, following a report published […]

Hertfordshire: ‘Pigs rehomed after being found emaciated’

November 30, 2012

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Today (30th November), a news item was posted on thepigsite.com titled ‘Pigs rehomed after being found emaciated’. ‘… UK – Thirteen Rare breed crossed pigs have been inadequately kept and undernourished, report the Royal Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA). A 60 year old from Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, has been found guilty of […]

‘BUAV holds parliamentary reception’

November 30, 2012

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Yesterday (29th November), the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘BUAV holds parliamentary reception’. ‘… The BUAV held a Parliamentary Reception in the House of Commons yesterday as MPs and peers gathered to hear about the renewed campaign to reduce the number of animals used […]

Ramsgate: ‘Live exports disappointment’

November 30, 2012

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Yesterday (29th November), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Live exports disappointment’. ‘… Today, Thanet District Council dropped its side of the legal battle over live exports from Ramsgate, and asked the exporters to do the same. The Council’s website states that it has “had to unilaterally lift […]

‘Help us show WH Smith that the public is on our side!’

November 29, 2012

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Today (29th November), Animal Aid posted an appeal on their web-site titled ‘Help us show WH Smith that the public is on our side!’. ‘… On 15 December, activists will be leafleting outside WH Smith outlets across the UK, to protest the retailer’s sale to children of titles such as Shooting Times, Sporting Gun, Shooting […]

‘Animal[s] rescued as flood waters rise in Staffordshire’

November 28, 2012

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Today (28th November), Staffordshire County Council posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Animal[s] rescued as flood waters rise in Staffordshire’. ‘… Cows and sheep at a Staffordshire farm were rescued from rising flood waters by Staffordshire County Council’s animal health team and fire service officers this week. The team was called out to […]

‘Horrific fox’s death filmed by Hunt Saboteurs’

November 28, 2012

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Today (28th November), the Hunt Saboteurs Association (HSA) issued a media release which they also posted on their web-site titled ‘Horrific fox’s death filmed by Hunt Saboteurs’. ‘… Graphic footage of the Ledbury Hunt killing a fox has today been released. The incident happened on the 23rd November 2012 in a private garden in Eldersfield, […]

‘”Make CCTV mandatory for slaughterhouses!” says the British public’

November 28, 2012

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Today (28th November), Animal Aid issued a media release which they also posted on their web-site titled ‘”Make CCTV mandatory for slaughterhouses!” says the British public’. ‘… A YouGov poll has found that, of those who expressed a view, 73 per cent said the Government should make CCTV mandatory for all slaughterhouses in the UK. […]

Ramsgate: ‘Live animal exporter accuses Kent council of tipping off protesters’

November 28, 2012

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Today (28th November), a long news item was posted on guardian.co.uk titled ‘Live animal exporter accuses Kent council of tipping off protesters’. ‘… Thanet district council accused of tipping off animal welfare activists after ‘secret’ sailing averted protests – A shipping company transporting live animals across the English Channel in the face of animal welfare […]

Australia: ‘We’ve seen enough – stop live animal exports’

November 27, 2012

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Today (27th November), a long item was posted on indymedia.org.au titled ‘We’ve seen enough – stop live animal exports’. ‘… We’ve seen enough. That’s the theme of our powerful new live exports ad which, with your help, will begin airing on primetime TV by the end of this week. Increasing public awareness will build pressure […]

‘European Parliament votes for stronger shark finning ban’

November 27, 2012

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Yesterday (26th November), One Green Planet posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘European Parliament votes for stronger shark finning ban’. ‘… Back in March this year, we reported that although several EU member states advocated for a full ban on shark fishing, they faced strong opposition from countries including France and Spain. Now, […]

‘Wildlife law consultation’ – respond NOW

November 26, 2012

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Today (26th November), Animal Aid posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Wildlife law consultation’. ‘… The Law Commission has been tasked with setting out a proposal to modernise and amalgamate all the laws relating to wildlife. It has produced a lengthy consultation paper, which sets out a series of propositions, some of which […]

League Against Cruel Sports ‘goes to Westminster’

November 26, 2012

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Today (26th November), an item was posted on the web-site of the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) titled ‘The League goes to Westminster’. ‘… Last week, the League Against Cruel Sports took its campaigns to Westminster, holding a series of meetings with half a dozen Members of Parliament from both the Conservative and Labour Party. […]

‘BUAV calls for an end to the use of animals in disturbing UK military experiments’

November 26, 2012

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Today (26th November), the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘BUAV calls for an end to the use of animals in disturbing UK military experiments’. ‘… The BUAV has called for an end to the cruel use of animals in warfare experiments following revelations of […]

‘“Enough is enough” says Green MEP after more animals suffer at Ramsgate Port’

November 26, 2012

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Today (26th November), Keith Taylor MEP issued a media release which was also posted on his web-site titled ‘“Enough is enough” says Green MEP after more animals suffer at Ramsgate Port’. ‘… Following another appalling incident this week involving live animals exported from Ramsgate port, Keith Taylor MEP has written to the UK’s Animal Welfare […]

Britain: ‘Ministers “are reneging on pledge” to ban circus animals’

November 26, 2012

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Yesterday (25th November), a news item was posted on independent.co.uk titled ‘Ministers “are reneging on pledge” to ban circus animals’. ‘… Some MPs say the new 10-year licences would make it harder for the use of wild animals to be outlawed  – Environment ministers have been accused of backsliding on a commitment to end the […]

India: ‘Anger at Sangai fest over rare animal meat’

November 25, 2012

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Today (25th November), anews item was posted on the web-site of The Times of India titled ‘Anger at Sangai fest over rare animal meat’. ‘… IMPHAL: The Thoubal unit of People for Animals (PFA) made the shocking disclosure that a food outlet at the ongoing Manipur Sangai Festival has on offer an array of dishes […]