In the remote town of Roebourne, Australia (population 1,200), average temperatures are around 40° C/104° F. Becoming involved in the local food scene means being able to hunt and source kangaroo, snakes, Bush turkey, bat, and sea turtle.
Wildlife groups have argued that shooting the animals will disperse the herd and increase the risk of spreading a contagious disease that is afflicting it to nearby mountains.
Police detained 12 people who are suspected of falsifying identification documents for horses deemed unfit for human consumption, including horses used in laboratory procedures and horses taken from equestrian clubs.
Hindu nationalist groups fighting for the protection of India's cows have succeeded in expanding statutes against slaughter, which have increased cattle smuggling as well as the need for cattle shelters.
The world's largest animal sacrifice has been cancelled in Nepal, in a landmark victory for activists. At the event in 2009 around 500,000 water buffalo, goats, chickens, and other animals were killed.
Ahead of this year's memorial event, we visited the town where Bosnian Serb forces killed 8,000 Muslim men and boys in 1995.
“You become a Muslim if you eat halal meat,” said Michael Öhman, a leading member of the nationalist Sweden Democrats party, to a local newspaper this week. Yes, with a straight face.
Most butchers prefer their pigs dead when they enter the shop. But one Dutch butcher likes to take his live pigs to the beach before turning them into cutlets.
Zurich's Hood Food pop-up dinner series aims to reshape how Swiss people approach their food. The latest dinner celebrated the Swiss tradition of Metzgete, a pig slaughter and roast in nothing goes to waste.
Vodou—not the Voodoo of Hollywood schlock—is a fluid and creative faith. Sallie Ann Glassman, a renowned Vodou practitioner, is a testament to this with her veganism. Increasingly, Vodouisants around the world have adopted an animal-free lifestyle like...