Oli Gross, Author at Totally Vegan Buzz
Stories collection by Oli Gross

Sheep crushed and beheaded in front of each other in shocking footage at British slaughterhouse

A slaughterhouse investigation has revealed harrowing footage of a sheep being beheaded in front of other animals. The video filmed at Farmers Fresh abattoir in Wrexham reveals a disturbing scene in which a sheep is beheaded while hanging in the air. Investigators from activist group Animal Equality also released footage of a live sheep on …

Skeletal bears live in their own filth at ‘zoo from hell’

Animal rights activists have demanded tighter animal protections in Indonesia after a string of pictures and videos exposed zoos keeping animals in horrific conditions.  Animal rights groups say 90% of zoos in the country should be shut down after sharing shocking images.  Monkeys are seen in filthy, tiny cages and tigers are kept on short …

Millions of animals continue to boil to death on export boats after government backflips on heat stress laws

The Australian government has been accused of backtracking on promises to protect live sheep from horrific conditions onboard export ships. The RSPCA said authorities have made a ‘backflip on animal welfare safeguards’ in a new document which gives options for export ships which supply the Middle East.  The industry has been under intense scrutiny since …

Investigation reveals workers ‘sexually assaulting’ birds at major Christmas turkey farm

Animal rights activists are urging people to consider the reality behind the turkey industry this Christmas, and have shared footage of workers sexually abusing animals at a major farm.  An investigation by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) uncovered abuse at Butterball slaughterhouse, which the group says slaghters 50,000 animals a day.  Eyewitnesses …

Joaquin Phoenix is the vegan god the animals deserve

If you ask someone why they made the switch to veganism, the response will usually centre around animal welfare, their health and the environment. They’re very unlikely to say “because my favourite celebrity is vegan”, but in reality the impact of the world’s biggest stars on veganism and animal rights is huge. Mainstream media and …

Live pigs used as crash test dummies and slammed into walls at 30mph

An animal testing lab in China has been exposed for using pigs as car crash test dummies in experiments which have left animals dead or with horrific injuries.  Images have emerged of pigs visibly terrified as they are strapped to sleds and fired into a wall at 30mph. An investigation has revealed that seven young …

Burger King to launch 2 new vegan burgers

Burger King has announced plans to launch two new vegan burgers across sites in Europe.  Chief executive of the fast food chain’s parent company Restaurant Brands, Jose Cil, has confirmed plans to introduce new plant-based options.  Burger King launched the Rebel Whopper and the Rebel Chicken King in Sweden this year, which was met with …

Pamela Anderson tells Justin Trudeau to turn prisons vegan

Pamela Anderson has asked Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to turn prisons vegan to save the planet and prevent animal suffering. The vegan actress has urged Trudeau to take meat and milk off menus for inmates, which she argues will also save money for the taxpayer. She said it is a “simple but effective way …

New York bans foie gras, ending sales at 1,000 restaurants

New York has passed landmark legislation to ban foie gras across the city, ending sales at more than 1,000 restaurants which serve the dish. The New York City Council passed the bill on Wednesday (October 30) which will ban foie gras sales altogether by 2022. The move is a huge win for animal rights activists …

Fur farm investigation reveals fox decomposing among the living and mink driven to cannibalism

A harrowing investigation into the fur industry in Finland has revealed horrific abuse, with fox corpses decomposing among the living and minks driven to cannibalism. The footage from the Humane Society International reveals the reality behind the fur trade which makes coats and scarves at the expense of animals.  Animals kept in squalid conditions are …

Greta Thunberg rejects environmental prize and $50,000 reward because “The climate doesn’t need awards”

Climate activist Greta Thunberg shunned an awards evening and refused a financial reward for an environmental prize, explaining that people need to pay more attention to science and less time on awards.  The vegan teen was honoured by a ceremony in Stockholm held by the Nordic Council, as both Sweden and Norway had nominated her …

Walmart bans live fish sales

Supermarket giant Walmart will no longer sell live fish, according to a disgruntled pet supplier.  Walmart has 1,700 stores across the US and estimates suggest 30% of all live fish sold across the country come from the retailer. But the company appears to be taking a new direction following pressure from animal rights groups.  One …