Information about RAN’s FOIA Requests to the USDA

In August, 2014, Rabbit Advocacy Network, with the help from lauren Ornelas of Food Empowerment Project, placed a Freedom of Information Act request with the USDA to get records from the slaughterhous...

What Whole Foods Market Says vs. What They Do

Whole Foods Market has said in their press materials and in interviews that they developed a set of animal welfare standards for rabbits in order to provide for the “overall health and well-bein...

Meet Your Meat Rabbit: Jasper

by Jill Silva Jasper was one of four meat rabbits rescued by Rabbit Ears in El Cerrito, California in January 2013. My teenage daughter was working there at the time and when I came in to visit I saw ...

Meet Your Meat Rabbit: Rudolph

Rudolph (Rudy) is one of the baby bunnies rescued from the meat breeder in Sacramento on Christmas Eve. He has been through so much in his short life. Because a dog chewed off most of his toes, he onl...

Meet your Meat Rabbit: Bella

By Joe David Marsh Here is Bella! She was raised for meat and then abandoned at the local animal shelter with about 8 guinea pigs.  She was in the shelter for about 8 months because no one wanted he...

Meet Your Meat Rabbits: Albus and Hagrid

by Mari Rodriguez Two brothers, Albus Dumbledore and Hagrid, came to be part of a happy household in 2010. Their mom fell in love with the pair unexpectedly when she stopped in to check out The Rabbit...

Rabbits Raised For Meat

From the Food Empowerment Project In nature, rabbits are an integral part of ecosystems throughout the world. From the vast Sonoran desert of North America to the Arctic tundra of Greenland, they have...

Meet your Meat Rabbit: Chet the “Chetster”

by Mari Rodriguez Chet was one of 20 rabbits who were dumped from the back of a landscape truck into someone’s yard on Election Day in 2012. He and his pals were brought into the Santa Cruz County A...