Recently I blogged about the health benefits of a vegan diet. Well, lo and behold, I get an email from Faunalytics (a research library for those of us promoting a more humane lifestyle) that includes an abstract from a position paper published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics providing guidelines for helping vegans and vegetarians reach optimal … Continue reading
Recently the New Jersey state legislature passed a law banning the use of gestation crates on the state’s 300 pig farms. The bill passed 53-13 in the state Assembly, and 32-1 in the state Senate. Polls suggested that 93% of the state’s population supported the bill. But the bill is not law, because Governor Chris … Continue reading
. How do YOU define “Animal Welfare”?
MEOW! My name is June Buggie, and I have something to say. HISSSSSSS!!!!!! Yesterday the Tennessee state legislature voted yes on ag-gag. Don’t know what ag-gag is? Learn all about it here. The bill awaits the governor’s signature to be signed into law. What does that mean? Walking horse trainers, puppy mills, and animal agriculture … Continue reading
Do you ever stop and think where that meat you’re eating comes from? Or do you assume that the animals that give their all to supply you with bacon, chicken and beef live an idyllic life on grandpa’s farm until the time comes? If certain elements of the agriculture industry have their way, your fantasies … Continue reading