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[Activism] Huge PETA Win! Taiwan Ends Drowning, Electroshock Tests on Animals

  In a groundbreaking PETA victory, horrific drowning and electroshock tests on countless animals will no longer be conducted in Taiwan by companies wanting to make anti-fatigue marketing claims that consuming their food or beverage products may help consumers be less tired after exercising. After receiving PETA’s detailed scientific critique and more than 73,000 e-mails from PETA supporters during a public comment period for the agency’s draft  anti-fatigue health claim regulation , the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) has  finalized the regulation and removed animal testing  as an option for companies to pursue. Now, only safe and effective human tests are required and allowed. We need your help now to push for an end to animal testing for a different TFDA draft regulation—this one concerning joint-protection health claims for marketing foods and beverages to consumers.  The agency has proposed allowing gruesome, misleading experiments that would chemically or surgically in

Hungry Planet Donates 5 Tons of Vegan Meat to Fight Hunger

Plant-based company Hungry Planet donated 900 cases of vegan burger patties, crab cakes, and Italian sausages to the St. Louis Food Share Network and St. Louis Animal Rights Team. St Louis, MO-based vegan meat company Hungry Planet recently donated approximately 10,000 pounds (900 cases) of plant-based meats to nonprofit organizations St. Louis Food Share Network and St. Louis Animal Rights Team. The donations were part of Hungry Planet’s mission to help fight food insecurity in the community and improve personal and planetary health. The company donated its vegan Beef Patties, Chipotle Chicken Patties, Crab Cakes, and Ground Italian Sausage to both nonprofit organizations. The food was passed out during the St. Louis Food Share Network food drive on February 24 and March 3 at Thomas Dunn Learning Center in St. Louis. These food drives are held on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays to help feed food insecure individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic. And the St. Louis Animal Rights Tea