Animals Used for Food: Factory Farming, Vegetarianism, and Veganism
- Factory Farming (20)
- Humane Meat (8)
- Proposition 2 (CA, 2008) (4)
- Vegan MoFo Recipes (3)
- Vegan and Vegetarian Diets (10)
- Veganism (24)
Pink Slime FAQ
What is pink slime? How is it made? Is it safe to eat? How can I avoid pink slime?
What is Dolphin-Safe Tuna?
Do Some Cans of Tuna Contain Dolphin Meat? What do dolphins have to do with tuna fishing?
Shark Finning FAQ
Are bans against shark fin soup racist? What is shark finning? Why is it considered cruel? Is it illegal? How many sharks are killed this way?
What is Humane Meat?
What is humane meat, and how is it different from factory farmed meat?
What's Wrong with Grazing on Public Lands?
What's wrong with grazing on public lands? Interview with Mike Hudak,chair of the Sierra Club's National Grazing Team.
The Effects of Meat on the Environment
Unbiased, scientific data from the United Nations shows the negative impact of meat and animal agriculture on the environment.
Meat and the Environment; Is Free-Range, Organic, or Local Meat Better
Meat and other animal products are an inefficient use of resources and a serious environmental issue. Are free-range, organic or local meat the answer?
Obama and Congress Legalize Horse Slaughter
In November of 2011, both houses of Congress and President Barack Obama passed an appropriations bill that had the effect of legalizing horse slaughter for human consumption.
Why Do We Have Factory Farming?
Why do we have factory farming when so many people believe in animal welfare and object to factory farming?
What's Wrong with Eating Pork?
The reasons for not eating pork include animal rights, animal welfare, the environment and human health.
What's Wrong with Eating Beef?
Between the animal protection issues, environmental issues and health issues, there are plenty of reasons not to eat beef.
Veggie Pride Parade 2010 Photos
Photos from the Third Annual Veggie Pride Parade in New York City, May 16, 2010
What is a Battery Cage?
Battery cages are used in factory farming for egg-laying hens. How big is a battery cage, and why do animal advocates object to battery cages?
What's Wrong with Chicken?
Chicken consumption in the United States has been on the rise since the 1940s, but concerns about animal rights, factory farming, sustainability, and human health are causing some people to swear off chicken meat and go vegetarian and vegan.
Veggie Pride Parade 2009 Photos
Photos from the NYC Veggie Pride Parade, May 17, 2009
Why are Horses Sold for Slaughter?
Why are horses sold for slaughter? Unlike farms with cows, pigs and chickens, no one in the US seems to be breeding horses specifically for slaughter, so where do the horses come from?
Arguments For and Against Genetically Modified Organisms
Arguments for GMOs seem compelling - crops that grow faster, with less fertilizer, less pesticides, and more nutrients. But in our rush for solutions, are we overlooking the risks?
Rescued Animals at Farm Sanctuary
Photos of rescued animals at Farm Sanctuary, Watkins Glen, NY, USA
Farm Animal Rights Movement (FARM) - Profile
Profile, background and history of Farm Animal Rights Movement (FARM)
Farm Sanctuary is a shelter for rescued animals, as well as an advocacy organization. The organization operates shelters in New York and California.
Vegetarian Summerfest 2012
Dr. Stephan Esser, Institute of Lifestyle Medicine, Vegetarian Summerfest, 2012
United Poultry Concerns
UPC advocates veganism and the compassionate and respectful treatment of domestic fowl.
An annual vegetarian conference organized by the North American Vegetarian Society. All meals served during the 5-day event are vegan.
Peaceful Prarie Sanctuary
Peaceful Prarie is a sanctuary in Colorado for rescued farmed animals, and advocates veganism.
The Great American Meatout
Organized by the Farm Animal Rights Movement and based on the Great American Smokeout, the Great American Meatout takes place on the first day of spring, March 20, every year.
Vegan Action raises public awareness of the benefits of a vegan diet.
NYC Veggie Pride Parade 2011
Images from 2011 NYC Veggie Pride Parade
What's Wrong with Eggs?
What's wrong with eating eggs? Eating eggs is bad for animals, the environment and human health.
What are Ag-Gag Laws and Why Are They Dangerous?
Several state legislatures have considered "ag-gag" laws that would protect animal abusers and punish whistleblowers. What are "Ag-Gag" laws, and why are they dangerous?
Horse and Pig Meat Found in UK Hamburgers
In January, 2013, horse meat and pork were found in hamburgers in the UK that were supposed to contain only beef.
Factory farms cannot afford to care about animals collectively or individually. The animals are merely a product, and antibiotics and growth hormones such as rBGH are employed to make the operation more profitable.
Genetically Engineered or GMO Salmon
What is genetically engineered or GMO salmon, and what's wrong with it?
Photos from the Brooklyn Food Conference, May 12, 2012
Photos from the Brooklyn Food Conference, May 12, 2012.