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Give Turkeys a Break this Year!

Give Turkeys a Break this Year!

Despite a significant decline in recent years, 14 million turkeys were still slaughtered in the UK in 2017 and 2 million in December alone.
Foie-Gras in Post-Brexit Britain

Foie-Gras in Post-Brexit Britain

The words “Foie-gras” (“fatty liver”) stir up a range of emotions in people – from revulsion to desire. It is an incredibly controversial ‘product’, and one that Viva! hopes is shown the door in a post-Brexit Britain...
Viva!’s Outreach Campaign for Turkeys this Christmas!

Viva!’s Outreach Campaign for Turkeys this Christmas!

In the weeks leading up to Christmas, Viva! has been inundated with Christmas Turkey leaflet orders - over TWICE as many as last year! This huge number of people getting active for turkeys this year reflects the masses of people turning their backs on meat in Britain, and the fast growing interest...
VIVA!’S NATIONWIDE DAY OF ACTION – OUR MOST SUCCESSFUL YET!

VIVA!’S NATIONWIDE DAY OF ACTION – OUR MOST SUCCESSFUL YET!

Local Viva! groups, supporters and compassionate individuals got active last weekend for the pigs inside Hogwood Farm on Viva!’s biggest Day of Action yet...
The Eyes of Pigs. Viva! Joins Bristol’s 5th Pig Save

The Eyes of Pigs. Viva! Joins Bristol’s 5th Pig Save

Last week, Viva! joined up with compassionate local activists at the 5th Bristol Animal Save event outside an abattoir operated by Tulip in Bristol.
What the suffering of horses in Argentina means for pigs in Britain

What the suffering of horses in Argentina means for pigs in Britain

Find out why tortured horses in Latin America should be of concern to British meat consumers!
WATCH VIVA! GO UNDERGROUND ON WORLD EGG DAY!

WATCH VIVA! GO UNDERGROUND ON WORLD EGG DAY!

Viva!’s exciting, high-speed tube action last week for World Egg Day was met with a surprised but overwhelmingly positive response by London commuters going about their daily business. Our new footage taken over the course of a year - and informative leaflets meant that commuters were left in...
2016 is Year of the Pig for Viva!

2016 is Year of the Pig for Viva!

Do you know what makes a pig happy? If people really understood pigs – what they enjoy doing, who their friends are, how they like to play, would they still consider them ‘food’? Most of us would do anything to stop someone harming playful, friendly and intelligent animals such as...
Tesco - latest supermarket to ditch hen cages!

Tesco - latest supermarket to ditch hen cages!

Some big news came into the Viva! office this week! A statement by the supermarket Tesco announcing an end to the selling of eggs from caged hens by 2025.