matt rice

As the Director of Investigations with Mercy For Animals, Matt Rice works with undercover investigators to obtain evidence of animal abuse at factory farms, hatcheries, and slaughterhouses. Matt's involvement with animal advocacy began at an early age, and his career has included working for PETA and Farm Sanctuary.

We sat down together at the MFA office in West Hollywood.

Photo: Jessica Mahady

Photo: Jessica Mahady

Interview Excerpts

             Becoming an Advocate for Animals

Animal Intelligence & Intrinsic Value

              Considering Animal Rights

Environmental Impacts of Animal Agriculture

                              Heroes

   The Current State of Industrial Agriculture

                    Institutionalized Cruelty

             The Impact of "Ag-Gag" Laws

     Are There Farm Animals In a Vegan World?

                    The Tides of Change