Viva!
yesterday at 14:53. Facebook
Piglet's progress!: Viva!'s Laura Hellwig and Sophie Delarny were keen to visit Dean Farm Animal Sanctuary to see how Mum and her six piglets were settling in after being rescued by Viva! and the Sanctuary. They found a warm welcome!

See the adorable photos:

Follow Mum and her piglets at and help us name them (competition closes in 3 days). Remember: pigs means prizes!
Viva!
02/19/2017 at 10:50. Facebook
In addition to the inherent cruelty of slaughter, one in four British abattoirs are failing even basic hygiene standards. Which risks meat eaters being being exposed to serious food poisoning illnesses such as E coli, salmonella or campylobacter. Why risk it? Try vegan.

Read more: [ Theguardian.com Link ]

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Fears of ‘dirty meat’ entering food chain after 25% of abattoirs fail tests

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Viva!
02/18/2017 at 16:32. Facebook
BBC: About 1,000 day-old 'vulnerable' chicks dumped in field

Shocking news - and currently the most read story on the BBC news website. However, if this disturbs you please remember that every year around 30-40 million male chicks are killed at a few days old in the U.K. (gassed or until recently ground up alive) simply because they are the wrong sex to lay eggs. Don't support this cracked...
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About 1,000 day-old 'vulnerable' chicks dumped in field - BBC News

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Viva!
02/16/2017 at 22:19. Facebook
Guy Harper is more than half way through his sponsored silence (he is saying nothing, zero, zilch for the whole of February!). See text below for why he has interviewed his housemate, Harry Allen, who is on his way to being vegan while playing a high level of sport!
Please sponsor Guy to help him though the last couple of weeks. [ Justgiving.com Link ]
Be interested to see how he celebrates...
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Viva!
02/16/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
More publicity for the pig expose by Viva! Campaigns which has been on regional SW BBC TV, and national news - here by the fab Plant Based News.

BBC reports on the appalling conditions uncovered at a Somerset pig farm by Viva! Campaigns

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Viva!
02/16/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
VIVA! JOINS BRISTOL PIG SAVE!

Viva! staff members joined up with compassionate local activists at the 5th Bristol Pig Save event this week outside the notorious Tulip Abattoir. The abattoir supplies pig meat to supermarket giant, Waitrose.

We recently held a vigil alongside the Save Movement and Surge at Waitrose HQ to pay respects to 180 pig victims who died or were killed following the...
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Viva!
02/16/2017 at 20:40. Facebook
Tried these yet? From Ocado, rather moreish! A nutritional and vegan twist on the classic millionaire shortbread. A crumbly oat base covered with a gooey salted date caramel, topped with smooth, rich dark raw chocolate.
Viva!
02/16/2017 at 15:41. Facebook
WATCH: BBC Points West last night reported on the appalling conditions uncovered at a Somerset pig farm by Viva! Campaigns. 250,000+ viewers were reached - and millions more in local and national media.

To find out more:

Sadly, as bad as it is, what was filmed at Lambrook is not illegal in Britain. In fact, factory farming is the norm in this country. Don't support this barbaric industry!...
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Viva!
02/16/2017 at 15:05. Facebook
"Hey you!" Have you entered our competition to name this adorable piglet, plus his Mum and brothers and sisters?

They are now safe after being rescued by Viva! and Dean Farm Animal Sanctuary!

Follow their progress at and help us name them. Remember: pigs means prizes!
Viva!
02/16/2017 at 13:18. Facebook
Our amazing fundraiser Guy Harper is now halfway through his silent February - he's beaten his £1k fundraising target and is still going strong.

Guy's amazing challenge is to not speak for the whole of February. He is doing this challenge to raise awareness of the exploitation of animals who cannot speak for themselves. His extraordinary campaign has reached international media and vegan...
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Guy Harper goes Voiceless for Viva! and smashes his £1000 goal!

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Viva!
02/16/2017 at 09:53. Facebook
Moby's new single 'A Simple Love' is his love letter to animals and the people who love and rescue them
Viva!
02/15/2017 at 13:24. Facebook
Further coverage across Somerset of the terrible conditions at a pig farm we reported in the county.

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Shocked by this story? Do something about it. Try vegan:

Campaign group releases video of pigs

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Viva!
02/15/2017 at 12:46. Facebook
"A Simple Love" song from Moby's new album focuses on pigs in factory farms and the rescue workers that give them hope.

“Happy Valentine's Day,” Moby said. "Here's my love letter to animals and the people who love and rescue them.”

Watch/listen here: [ Youtube.com Link ]

Moby Gifts Love Letter to Animals for Valentine's Day

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Viva!
02/15/2017 at 12:20. Facebook
Mum and her piglets now safe after being rescued by Viva! and Dean Farm Animal Sanctuary!

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Viva!
02/15/2017 at 09:48. Facebook
Viva!'s exposé of horrendous conditions on Somerset pig farm linked to Northern Irish company.

Viva!'s deputy director, Justin Kerswell, said: "Consumers need to take matters into their own hands and refuse to be part of this. The best way to do that is not rely on the authorities who will do precisely nothing, but to reject factory farming and go vegan."

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The Northern Ireland link to 'appalling' Somerset pig farm exposed by animal rights body

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Viva!
02/14/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Viva! festivals and events manager, Sophie Delarny, hugs a hen at Dean Farm Trust. As you can see, this hen enjoys affection! Help us show how special these animals are.

Send your pics to HugAHen@viva.org.uk

#HugAHen #ValentinesDay

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Viva!
02/14/2017 at 11:55. Facebook
Viva! in today’s Daily Mail: Inside ‘Hell Hole’ Pig Farm

Footage obtained by Viva! Campaigns taken on an intensive factory farm in Somerset reveals truly dismal conditions for pigs – with the dead left amongst the living and covered in their own excreta.

In a major exposé today, the Daily Mail reports that slurry from the farm is pumped to nearby green power plant and converted into biogas -...
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Viva!
02/14/2017 at 10:07. Facebook
The Linda McCartney Foods range is expanding with two new vegan offerings!

The two products will launch in March and April respectively – Scampi Bites and Mini Pork & Apple Sausage Rolls. Great news! :)

New vegan-friendly releases from Linda McCartney

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Viva!
02/14/2017 at 08:15. Facebook
Viva!
02/14/2017 at 07:30. Facebook
Hug A Hen this Valentines Day!

For all you lucky people out there who get to hang out with hens (and roosters!) in real life, we call on you to send us in some snaps! Help us show the world how lovable, intelligent, social and huggable hens are! And how they deserve SO much better.

Send your pics to HugAHen@viva.org.uk

#HugAHen #ValentinesDay

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