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Superbug threat is a 'ticking time bomb'

Superbug threat is a 'ticking time bomb'

Justine Butler |20/07/2018
Viva!Health’s Senior Researcher, Dr Justine Butler, spent this week in Westminster, attending two all-party parliamentary group (APPG) meetings at the House of Lords. Here’s her account of what happened at the first meeting...
Viva!’s Outreach Campaign for Turkeys this Christmas!

Viva!’s Outreach Campaign for Turkeys this Christmas!

clairep Palmer |15/12/2017
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...

Say no to the Newtownabbey mega pig farm!

Viva! patrons Martin Shaw and Jenny Seagrove add their support to stop the UK’s largest EVER pig farm!
Do farmed animals weep?

Do farmed animals weep?

Justin Kerswell |22/07/2015
I read the saddest thing today. Researchers once played the sound of a now deceased elephant to her family in the wild. The others immediately went looking for her – and her daughter pitifully called for her for days afterwards. The researchers never repeated the experiment. The excerpt was...
You'll never guess what they're factory farming now ...

You'll never guess what they're factory farming now ...

'Meat: The Movie' Watch Viva! and MamyTo! Film Collective's award winning new short film* that asks the simple, yet terrifying,...

Foston pig prison scrapped – thanks to you!

Fantastic news has just reached us that the people behind the mega pig factory farm in Derbyshire have pulled plans...
Feel like chicken tonight?

Feel like chicken tonight?

Juliet Gellatley |25/07/2014
A blog entry by Juliet Gellatley. Chickens. And how life is cheep. The numbers are crazy, one billion little lives wiped out each year in the UK alone. So much cruelty on a mind boggling scale. And excused by ignorance: “oh but chickens are daft” or “they don’t feel”...
Are you a baby eater?

Are you a baby eater?

Justin Kerswell |17/06/2014
In 2013, a billion land animals were slaughtered in Britain. Regardless of how they were raised, almost all lived unnaturally short lives.