The Last Pig: A Former Pig Farmer’s Moving Story as He Leaves Animals Off His Plate

The Last Pig, a powerful documentary by award-winning filmmaker Allison Argo, has been inspiring global audiences, screening at film festivals around the world. Compassion Over Killing was lucky to have gotten to see this moving film, which is now available for community screenings with the help of VegFund (start planning a screening near you today)! The film follows former pig farmer …

“Okja” Inspiring Viewers to Consider: Are Animals Friends or Food?

The moving and powerful new movie “Okja,” now streaming on Netflix, is getting rave reviews and prompting viewers to consider their food choices, looking beyond the food on their plates to the once-living animals who ended up there. Okja is a genetically engineered “superpig,” bred by the massive, fictitious-but-clearly-Monstanto-inspired Mirando corporation, which ultimately sees her as profitable food. But to …

New Lawsuit Challenges Hormel’s “Natural” Claims as Misleading

Late last year, COK’s gut-wrenching undercover video inside a Hormel Foods pig slaughterhouse went viral. The footage not only exposed extreme cruelty, but it also called into question the efficacy of the USDA’s high-speed slaughter pilot program, known as HIMP. This shocking story continues to garner attention — including a temporary USDA shutdown of the facility and a powerful letter …

Consider This: Pigs are like dogs, only smarter!

As our recent investigation inside a pig slaughterhouse uncovers, factory farming is hell on earth for pigs. These intelligent, inquisitive animals have complex social bonds and unique personalities — all buried and ignored beneath the horrors of animal agribusiness. Pigs are considered one of the smartest animals in the world and they’re incredibly playful. In fact, they’re pretty much just like …