Vermont Becomes The 12th State In The U.S. To Ban The Sale Of Elephant Ivory & Other Parts Of Imperiled Species

Governor Phil Scott signed H.99 (ACT 169) into law last week, making Vermont the 12th state in the nation to ban the trade of imperiled wildlife parts. The new law goes into effect on January 1, 2022. State bans are critical to ending demand…

U.S. Senator Cory Booker Introduces Important Bill To Shut Down Wildlife Markets Which Threaten Public Health In The United States

U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced a bipartisan bill, the Preventing Future Pandemics Act, which would direct the State Department to work with international partners to shut down commercial wildlife markets and stop the associated wildlife trade.…

Wildlife Advocates Shocked After The U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service Denies Protection For The 300 Wolverines Left In The U.S.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) recently announced that it will deny protections for the rare and elusive wolverine under the Endangered Species Act, prompting a coalition of conservation groups to issue an intent to sue. “Recent scientific information makes…

Beyond Meat Triples Distribution Of Beyond Burgers In More Than 2,400 Walmart Locations In The U.S. Beginning Next Week

Beyond Meat has announced a major expansion in its long-standing relationship with Walmart, the world’s largest retailer. Following this summer’s successful launch of the Cookout Classic value pack, Beyond Meat’s most affordable product offering to date, this fall. Walmart plans…

American Heart Association responds to Puff Bar ceasing online sales, distribution in U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 14, 2020 — Electronic cigarette company Puff Bar has posted a notice on the company’s website homepage saying it has “ceased all online sales and distribution in the U.S. until further notice.” The American Heart Association, the……

The Horseracing Integrity And Safety Act Passes The U.S. House Of Representatives; Now Moves To The Senate For Vote

Landmark legislation to reform the horse racing industry unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives today. The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA) led by Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) and Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY), creates a new independent regulatory authority…

Massive Lawsuit Challenges U.S. Regulations That Keep The Public In The Dark About Serious Harm Caused By Factory Farming & Slaughterhouses

A lawsuit was filed against the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) for new regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) that will shield federally-funded factory farms — known as Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) — and slaughterhouses from environmental…

New Bill Requires Creation Of A Dedicated U.S. Department Of Justice Division To Ensure The Enforcement Of Animal Cruelty Crimes

Senator Mike Braun of Indiana and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island have introduced the bipartisan Animal Cruelty Enforcement Act to ensure that the federal government has a dedicated office for the enforcement of animal cruelty statutes. Senator Braun and Senator Whitehouse are…

Beyond Meat Launches New Beyond Meatballs Throughout The U.S. & Offers Free Food At Opening Of Pop-Up Shops In L.A. & NYC Tomorrow

To commemorate the launch of Beyond Meatballs, which will be rolling into grocery stores throughout the United States beginning this week, Beyond Meat is offering people in Los Angeles and New York City a chance to be among the first to try…

Breaking! Beyond Meat Launches E-Commerce Site Offering Its Signature Plant-Based Products To Consumers Throughout The U.S.

In an effort to make plant-based meat accessible to more consumers, Beyond Meat is launching a new e-commerce site and a new way to shop for Beyond Meat products. As per a statement from the company, the convenient new site…

47 Dogs And Cats Have Been Rescued From Iraq And Adopted By U.S. Military Service Members That Were Deployed Overseas & Their Families

SPCA International has organized the rescue of 47 dogs and cats from Iraq, befriended and adopted by U.S. service members and contractors deployed overseas in the Middle East. Each animal will be reunited with their service member in the U.S.…

Breaking! United States To Decide If 7 Species Of Pangolins Will Receive Protection Under The U.S. Endangered Species Act

Under a new legal agreement, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will decide whether pangolins, the world’s most trafficked mammals, should be protected under the U.S. Endangered Species Act. The agreement, approved this week by a federal judge, requires the…

Beyond Meat Goes Beyond By Expanding Distribution & Sales In The U.S. With New Sam’s Club & BJ’s Wholesale Partnerships

Beyond Meat is continuing to increase accessibility to plant-based meat through the development of new sales channels, including club and convenience stores. The company, which offers an 8-pack of its flagship Beyond Burger, first broke into the club channel last…

U.S. House Of Representatives Passes Amendment Increasing Funding By $1.5 Million For The Protection Of Critically Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales

Yesterday, the United States House of Representatives approved an amendment to the fiscal year 2021 Commerce, Justice, and Science appropriations bill, increasing funding for monitoring and researching the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale by $ 1.5 million. The additional funds…

American Heart Association responds to Puff Bar ceasing online sales, distribution in U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 14, 2020 — Electronic cigarette company Puff Bar has posted a notice on the company’s website homepage saying it has “ceased all online sales and distribution in the U.S. until further notice.” The American Heart Association, the……

Paralyzed Veterans of America: Stories from the Inside with U.S. Navy Veteran, Tom Wheaton

Paralyzed Veterans of America BREAKING NEWS: Charles Myrick,President/CEO of American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) announces the release of 20-80 million ACRX discount prescription cards.ACRX is working hard to supply much needed assistance to uninsured consumers who are looking for…

Urgent! Public Comments Needed By July 6th To Stop The Use Of Anticoagulant Rodenticides That Are Killing Mountian Lions & Other Species Of Wildlife In The U.S.

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is conducting an Ecological Risk Assessment for the most dangerous Anticoagulant Rodenticides which are used to poison and kill rats. As previously reported by WAN, senseless animal deaths also occur by second-generation anticoagulant rodenticide poisoning…

The U.S. Federal Government Kills Another Endangered Mexican Gray Wolf That Was A Father To Four Young Pups

According to a memo released yesterday by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. federal government killed the alpha male of the Saffel pack of Mexican gray wolves in Arizona for preying on livestock. The Saffel pack alpha male is…

The 18th U.S. Surgeon General and American Heart Association board member, Dr. Regina Benjamin joins National Newspaper Publishers Coronavirus Pandemic Task Force

DALLAS, May 22, 2020 — Regina Benjamin, M.D., MBA, 18th U.S. surgeon general and member of the American Heart Association’s National Board of Directors joins the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Coronavirus Pandemic Task Force … COVID-19 – American Heart…

Paralyzed Veterans of America: Stories from the Inside with U.S. Army Veteran, Jennifer Steele

Paralyzed Veterans of America BREAKING NEWS: Charles Myrick,President/CEO of American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) announces the release of 20-80 million ACRX discount prescription cards.ACRX is working hard to supply much needed assistance to uninsured consumers who are looking for…

Paralyzed Veterans of America: Stories from the Inside with U.S. Army Veteran, Stan Brown

Paralyzed Veterans of America BREAKING NEWS: Charles Myrick,President/CEO of American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) announces the release of 20-80 million ACRX discount prescription cards.ACRX is working hard to supply much needed assistance to uninsured consumers who are looking for…

In Response To A Lawsuit By Conservation Groups, The U.S. Forest Service Will Halt Road Construction This Summer In Northern Idaho To Protect Grizzly Bears

In response to a lawsuit filed by five conservation groups, federal agencies earlier this week agreed to forego planned summer construction on the Bog Creek Road project in northern Idaho. Earlier this year, the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Customs and Border…

Submit Your Comments By June 1st Urging The U.S. Government To Remove Dairy From Their 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines

When humans consume dairy from animals, it has the potential to lead to a host of serious health problems. In fact, 36% of the American population is lactose intolerant. The Canadian government recognized this and took action by removing dairy as…

The 18th U.S. Surgeon General and American Heart Association board member, Dr. Regina Benjamin joins National Newspaper Publishers Coronavirus Pandemic Task Force

DALLAS, May 22, 2020 — Regina Benjamin, M.D., MBA, 18th U.S. surgeon general and member of the American Heart Association’s National Board of Directors joins the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Coronavirus Pandemic Task Force … COVID-19 – American Heart…

The American Heart Association asks your help to support the 120M people in the U.S. living with cardiovascular disease who may be at higher risk of complications from COVID-19

DALLAS, May 4, 2020 — Tomorrow, on #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of philanthropic action to address the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Heart Association – the leading global public health organization devoted to a world of longer healthier lives – is……

Breaking! New Online Vegan Grocery Store ‘GTFO It’s Vegan’ Launches With Mouthwatering Food Items Shipping Throughout The U.S.

During these unprecedented times, many people have turned to online shopping, yet often discover that their favorite products are not available, or have shipping times extended out weeks or even months. Enter GTFO It’s Vegan, a new online retailer that currently ships anywhere…

The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative Protects Pregnant Women from Malaria

Population Services International BREAKING NEWS: Charles Myrick,President/CEO of American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) announces the release of 20-80 million ACRX discount prescription cards.ACRX is working hard to supply much needed assistance to uninsured consumers who are looking for a…

COVID-19 has unmasked significant health disparities in the U.S.; essay on behalf of the Association of Black Cardiologists suggests solutions

COVID-19 – American Heart Association BREAKING NEWS: American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) works hard to supply much needed assistance to consumers who are looking for a way to cut costs on prescription drug ,medical and life insurance cost Due…

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to Prematurely Delist Greater Yellowstone Area Grizzly Bears from the Endangered Species Act

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) announced it would fight the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) proposed delisting of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) grizzly bear population and hand-over of management to Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. News…