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Animal Ag Watch By Hannah Thompson-Weeman
Hannah Thompson-Weeman is vice president of communications for the Animal Agriculture Alliance.

 

November 20, 2018 | Thanking our meat eating consumers

November 06, 2018 | Activist groups looking to profit off of pain

October 23, 2018 | Refresher tips on crisis planning

October 09, 2018 | Trespassing, felony burglary and conspiracy; activists are at it again

September 25, 2018 | Just a reminder: PCRM is PETA in a lab coat

September 11, 2018 | Animal rights activists attempting “outreach” to truck drivers

August 28, 2018 | Freeing the animal crackers and saving the crabs

August 14, 2018 | HSUS looking for corporate buy-in

July 17, 2018 | Would you work for a company that dictated what you could not eat?

July 03, 2018 | Takeaways from major animal rights conference

June 19, 2018 | Lessons learned: Know your legal rights

June 05, 2018 | Are you prepared to face 500 activists?

May 22, 2018 | Prepare for increased activist activity in wake of Liberation Conference

May 08, 2018 | Alternative proteins top-of-mind for some meat stakeholders

April 24, 2018 | Everyday should be Earth Day in the meat industry

April 10, 2018 | Activists going to extremes down under

March 27, 2018 | Egg industry challenges are a cautionary tale for the meat industry

March 13, 2018 | Dairy targeted in February, fish in March - meat may be next

February 27, 2018 | Part II: Leadership shakeups in animal rights

February 13, 2018 | Leadership shakeup in animal rights – what could it mean for meat?

January 30, 2018 | Is Netflix’s latest foray into ag-related content “Rotten”?

December 20, 2017 | Looking back at activist trends in 2017 that could continue into the New Year

December 05, 2017 | New, troubling ways activists are using social media as a megaphone

November 23, 2017 | Activists now taking aim at “humanely-raised” meat

October 31, 2017 | Scariest activist tricks to watch out for this Halloween

October 17, 2017 | The future of meat

October 03, 2017 | Avoid giving activist groups the reaction they seek

September 19, 2017 | “Clean meat”: What’s in a name?

September 05, 2017 | Inside the 2017 National Animal Rights Conference

August 22, 2017 | Beans instead of beef? Sounds half-baked

July 25, 2017 | Meat back on the menu every day for one school district

July 11, 2017 | Emerging activist group setting its sights on meat

June 27, 2017 | Hits keep coming for the circus – and it matters for meat

June 13, 2017 | PETA confirms what we all knew – they are not above “fake news”

May 30, 2017 | Connecting to protect animal ag

May 16, 2017 | Get the facts on Global Animal Partnership

April 18, 2017 | Doctors without scruples

April 04, 2017 | Books and movies you can skip adding to your Spring Break packing list

March 21, 2017 | Hug your haters

March 07, 2017 | New lows for animal rights activists

February 21, 2017 | Turning 30 isn’t so bad; we are celebrating it

February 07, 2017 | “Alternative facts” about meat production

January 24, 2017 | Loss of Ringling Bros is a sad day for animal agriculture

January 10, 2017 | Help your friends leave “Meatless Mondays” out of their New Year’s resolutions

December 27, 2016 | Reviewing the animal rights movement’s biggest strategies in 2016

December 13, 2016 | Is “fake meat” the future?

November 29, 2016 | Remember to thank agriculture this holiday season

November 15, 2016 | Animal ag on the ballot last week: how did we fare?

November 01, 2016 | Activist tricks may be the scariest thing this Halloween

October 18, 2016 | A look at PETA’s tips for going vegan

October 04, 2016 | Sacramento says hello Meatless Mondays, goodbye consumer choice

September 20, 2016 | Animal activists outline their own cruel tactics

September 06, 2016 | The myth of Meatless Mondays

August 23, 2016 | Youth a prime target for animal rights activist organizations

August 09, 2016 | Back to school: communicating on college campuses

July 26, 2016 | Insights from HSUS’ “Taking Action for Animals” conference

July 12, 2016 | Yet another documentary aims to skewer animal ag on the fork

June 28, 2016 | Activism at the altar

June 14, 2016 | Brushing up on farm and plant security

May 31, 2016 | Foxes in the henhouse

May 17, 2016 | What do consumers want?

May 03, 2016 | Consumer Reports: Toaster reviews or an anti-animal ag agenda?

April 19, 2016 | Growth rates set to be next activist target

April 05, 2016 | Giving back

March 22, 2016 | Meat alternative groups upping their game and look who is leading them

March 08, 2016 | In-N-Out on antibiotics causes media mayhem

February 23, 2016 | Tips for handling activist protests

February 09, 2016 | Animal rights groups eyeing investors

January 26, 2016 | Meat Matters

January 12, 2016 | Campbell’s on GMOs: could actually be an opportunity

December 29, 2015 | Looking back at animal rights extremism in 2015

December 22, 2015 | Will animal rights organizations try to co-opt Christmas?

December 08, 2015 | Reflections from the ‘Disney of agriculture’

November 24, 2015 | Don’t turn food safety into a punch line

November 03, 2015 | Give up bacon? Over my dead body!

October 20, 2015 | Moving beyond the “factory farm”: animal rights extremists broaden their target

October 06, 2015 | When “strict” animal welfare standards still aren’t high enough

September 22, 2015 | In their words: What animal rights organizations say behind closed doors

September 08, 2015 | Animal rights groups sinking their teeth into law enforcement

August 25, 2015 | The pasture pundit: Questions for the presidential candidates

August 11, 2015 | Guilt, innocence, Cecil the lion and social media

July 28, 2015 | Meat industry could learn from dairy on consumer outreach

July 14, 2015 | Are people falling out of love with Chipotle?

June 30, 2015 | 21 questions about actor Ryan Gosling’s work with PETA and HSUS

June 16, 2015 | Costco & HSUS: A lesson in appeasement

June 02, 2015 | Walmart on antibiotics: an issue or opportunity for ag?

May 19, 2015 | Avian influenza is a tragedy, it shouldn’t be a PR strategy

May 05, 2015 | Lessons in media relations from an unlikely source

April 14, 2015 | Periscope & Meerkat: Livestream farm life before the activists do

March 31, 2015 | Food Tank Summit Part II: Where are the farmers?

March 17, 2015 | ‘New MacDonald’ alienates the whole barnyard

March 03, 2015 | Food Tank Summit Part I: Creating echo chambers

February 17, 2015 | Guess who is capitalizing on the AWARE Act —HSUS