Have you ever spent an afternoon with a gang of baby turkeys? During the summer of 2014, the board of Vegan Action visited Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary, one of the few farm sanctuaries located on the East Coast. The chicks (baby turkeys are actually called poults!) were rescued and brought to Poplar Springs to be cared for among other feathered friends, including a flock of turkey toms and hens, peacocks and peahens, geese, ducks and, of course, chickens. Lucky for … read more
It appears that the time-intensive 10-step skin routine popular in South Korea has made its way to the United States, promising youthful, healthy and dewy skin. Unfortunately, many of these Korean products either contain animal ingredients (such as collagen and snail mucin) or test on animals, and companies that do make vegan skincare products are hard to find in the states. That’s where cocokind, a company we certified around the holidays, comes in! Cocokind offers an extensive range of organic … read more
With virtual reality devices becoming more-and-more popular in the United States, it was only a matter of time before animal rights and welfare organizations began using VR headsets as a tool to get people to realize the horror of large-scale factory farms, slaughterhouses and the life of animals before they’re cruelly extinguished. A number of organizations are currently using immersing virtual reality technology (in the form of headsets and rotating chairs), with the notable leaders being Animal Equality with “iAnimal,” … read more
The holiday dedicated to chocolates, flowers and all things romantic is coming up soon–much to either the delight or dismay of those who celebrate it–but giving up animal products doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the love! We made a short-‘n-sweet list on things you need to have an awesome animal-friendly Valentine’s Day, whether you’re celebrating with a date, your friends or yourself!