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Egg production

Baby chicks are shredded alive

Think free range means cruelty free? Sadly, this is what happens to unwanted baby chicks every day in all commercial egg production:

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Milk production

Calves are killed at 1 week old

What happens to dairy calves? Every year the dairy industry sends hundreds of thousands of unwanted dairy calves (also known as 'bobby calves') to slaughter as 'waste products'.

Chicken meat production

Blisters, burns and heart disease

They live only a few weeks, and those weeks are full of suffering. Find out why farming chickens for meat is one of the biggest animal welfare issues in Australia and the world today:

Farming animals

Painful surgical mutilations

Animals feel pain. This is a scientific fact. And yet, in animal industries all over Australia, pieces of animals’ bodies can legally be cut off, sliced open, and burned away... without any pain rel...

Slaughterhouses

How are animals slaughtered in Australia?

Australians care about protecting animals from cruelty. But how much do we really know about the life -- and death -- of animals killed for food in this country?

Legalised cruelty

How laws expose farmed animals to suffering

Have you ever wondered why hens can be packed into a single cage for their entire lives, when their suffering is so obvious? Or why mother pigs can be confined in cages so small they can't even turn a...

What can I do to help?

The demand for ever-cheaper meat, milk and eggs has led to systems of farming that deny animals their most basic needs and desires. Practices that are anything but normal have become the norm.

We can’t change the past, but we can shape a kinder future. By making conscious, kind food choices, we all have the power to transform our food system, and along with it, the lives of animals.

These systems only exist because so many animals are being eaten. Reducing or replacing animal products in our meals is not only the most profound way to reduce animal suffering, it’s also healthier – for us, and the world around us.

Eating plant-based is easy and delicious. See for yourself by ordering a free Veg Starter Kit today.

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.

Helen Keller