vegan news anti-speciest news animal rights news
vegan news anti-speciest news animal rights news

Activism

June 04, 2020 - The Hindu

INDIA: New PETA ad draws criticism from poultry farmers

INDIA: New PETA ad draws criticism from poultry farmers
Chickens, sentient beingsCredit: PETA

A new advertisement issued by animal rights’ organisation People for Ethical Treatment of Animal (PETA) in India against consumption of meat has drawn criticism from poultry farmers in Karnataka, who have just begun recovering from the beating they suffered due to rumours linking COVID-19 to consumption of chicken.

“The wet market at Wuhan in China sold live and slaughtered species of snakes, bats, beavers, and other wild animals. But, in India, that’s not the case, where it is mostly poultry meat, sheep and fish. The two are not comparable,” said Karnataka’s Poultry Farmers and Breeders Association (KPFBA) responding to PETA India’s advertisement titled “India: It’s time to move away from meat”.

The advertisement claims that “India’s live animal meat markets, factory farms, and slaughterhouses are as filthy as China’s wet markets, where the pandemic likely started” before linking consumption of meat to a variety of ailments.

Full details of PETA India ad here.

Continue Reading at:

The Hindu


Activism — Feature Articles

Most Read - Last 30 Days

  1. USA: Trump Administration OKs Beaver Killing in Oregon, Despite Harm to Endangered Salmon, Steelhead
  2. Exploiting Animals Is Killing Us and the Planet
  3. ESTONIA: Animal rights activists, conservationists oppose legalization of bowhunting
  4. China Ends Animal Testing For Imported 'Ordinary' Cosmetics In Game-Changer For Cruelty-Free Beauty
  5. Impossible Foods CEO says the meat industry will be obsolete in 15 years — 'That's our mission'
  6. German coronavirus outbreak at abattoir infects more than 1,000
  7. Red meat link to dementia with excessive amounts of iron limiting brain function
  8. Reasons Why Eating Fish Is Not That Healthy
  9. USA: EPA Tests Chemicals on at Least 23,000 Animals Per Year, Plans Phase Out by 2035
  10. UK: Rotting corpses & animal abuse at farms supplying pig meat

Some photos and photo services
generously donated by Photabulous

Photabulous

Fabulous Photos

PARIS · TORONTO · AMSTERDAM


veganauthority