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NYC gets Vegucated!

Meet The Shannons | October 20, 2011 | Animals, Celebrities, Food, Lifestyle

Read More: activism, Bizzaro Cartoons, documentary, education, events, factory farming, Girlie Girl Army, movies, New York City, outreach, vegan

It's a scientific fact that for centuries, New York City has attracted a higher percentage of the most talented and creative people in the world than the original York (or as some might call it, Old York City). When we moved......

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The Green Diet - my open letter to the New Zealand Green Party

Jess Parsons | July 27, 2011 | Green

Read More: animal cruelty, children, factory farming, green, New Zealand, politics, vegan

I received a letter from the very popular former co-leader of the New Zealand Green Party, Jeanette Fitzsimons:  The Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand is a popular, modern and successful party that has left an indelible mark on......

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Evolving Backwards

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | July 10, 2011

Read More: animal cruelty, bone health, evolution, extinction, factory farming, nutrition, tipping point

And with seeing and being reminded comes…inspiration…each image of animals being treated with apathy in the most horrific manners…manners in which are impossible to imagine how a human could conceive of them-let alone implement and perpetuate them. And yet,......

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Evolving Backwards

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | July 10, 2011 | Animals, Green, Health

Read More: animal cruelty, evolution, extinction, factory farming, health crisis, health of the planet, nutrition, tipping point

And with seeing and being reminded comes…inspiration…each image of animals being treated with apathy in the most horrific manners…manners in which are impossible to imagine how a human could conceive of them-let alone implement and perpetuate them. And yet,......

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"Vegan America" is Closer Than You Think

Gene Baur | May 24, 2011 | Animals, Food, Green, Health

Read More: animal shelter, factory farming, Farm Sanctuary, road trip, vegan

    Thousands of years ago, Hippocrates, the founder of western medicine, said, “Let food be thy medicine.” Tragically, the way most Americans eat, food is more like poison, making us sick and killing us prematurely. Heart disease and cancer......

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The Low-Down on Downers and the USDA

Gene Baur | March 4, 2011 | Animals

Read More: Agribusiness, Alison Longley, Campaigns, Cattle, Downed Animals, downers, Factory Farming, Farm Sanctuary, goats, Investigations, News and Updates, Petition, Pigs, President Obama, Sheep, Slaughterhouses, Undercover Investigations, USDA

When it comes to slaughtering animals too sick or weak to even stand for human food, the majority of U.S. citizens are resoundingly opposed. But despite this public sentiment, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) allows this irresponsible and inhumane......

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The Truth Behind Thanksgiving

Gene Baur | November 9, 2010 | Animals, Food

Read More: Adopt-A-Turkey Project, Agribusiness, Artificial Insemination, Celebrities, Factory Farming, Farm Sanctuary, Fund Raisers, Gene Baur, Investigations, Thanksgiving, Turkeys

  Dark, filthy warehouses that reek of excrement. Masses of animals in distress. Mutilated beaks and toes. Sick, injured birds left to suffer and die without anyone to help them. These are not the kinds of images we tend......

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Change for Chickens (and the Nation)

Gene Baur | July 8, 2010 | Animals

Read More: ballot initiative, Campaigns, Chickens, confinement, Eggs, Factory Farming, Farm Sanctuary, Gene Baur, Law, Legislation, News and Updates, Ohio Ballot Initiative, Proposition 2, Schwarzenegger

   In Ohio, half a million citizens signed petitions this year to place a measure on the statewide ballot to outlaw veal crates, gestation crates and battery cages. As the deadline to submit those signatures approached last month, agribusiness came......

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Important Progress for Farm Animals in Ohio

Gene Baur | July 1, 2010 | Animals

Read More: Agribusiness, ballot initiative, Campaigns, Cattle, Chickens, confinement, Current Affairs, Downed Animals, Eggs, Factory Farming, Farm Sanctuary, Gene Baur, Law, Legislation, News and Updates, Ohio Ballot Initiative, Pigs, Volunteers

  Over the past year, more than 500,000 Ohio citizens signed a petition aimed at placing an initiative on the statewide ballot this November to ban cruel factory farming practices. Those signatures gathered by tireless volunteers, many of whom were......

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The Power on Your Plate

Gene Baur | June 10, 2010 | Green

Read More: Agribusiness, Climate Change, Current Affairs, Environment, Factory Farming, Gene Baur, Global Warming, News and Updates, Science, United Nations, Veg for Life, Veganism

 by Gene Millions of gallons of oil are spreading across the Gulf of Mexico, killing wildlife and threatening coastal communities. This environmental disaster makes it clear that there are costs associated with our dependency on fossil fuel. These costs are......

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Ohio Animal Abuse Demonstrates Need for Farm Animal Protection Laws

Gene Baur | May 28, 2010 | Animals

Read More: Agribusiness, Cattle, Conklin, Dairy, Factory Farming, Gene Baur, Legislation, Ohio

This week, the animal protection group, Mercy For Animals, released a heart-wrenching undercover video from Conklin Dairy, located in Union County, Ohio, near Columbus. This disturbing footage shows workers brutally beating cows with crowbars, stabbing them with pitchforks, breaking......

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Time to Dig Deep for the Animals

Gene Baur | May 20, 2010 | Animals

Read More: Agribusiness, ballot initiative, Campaigns, Cattle, Chickens, confinement, Current Affairs, DC, Eggs, Factory Farming, Farm Sanctuary, Gene Baur, Legislation, News and Updates, Ohio Ballot Initiative, Pigs, Proposition 2, veal, Washington, What Activists are Up to

Across the U.S., hundreds of millions of farm animals, including calves raised for veal, sows exploited for breeding and hens used for egg production, are confined in crates and cages so tightly that they cannot walk, turn around or......

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How factory farms poison rural communities

Michael Greger MD | April 30, 2010 | Green

Read More: Antibiotic, Antibiotic resistance, Factory farming, Pollution

The latest salvo in the battle being fought in Ohio to prevent some of the cruelest factory farming practices was launched this morning, a new white paper which details the suffering wrought on neighboring communities by factory farms: noxious odors......

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Help America's School Lunch Program Make the Grade

Gene Baur | April 7, 2010 | Health

Read More: Agriculture, Animal Protection, Animal Rights, Animal Welfare, Antibiotics, CBS News, Factory Farming, Green News, Katie Couric

Discussions about our health care system reached a fevered pitch recently in Washington, D.C. with Congress addressing a massive health care bill. Disagreements abound on various policy matters, but there is no question that our nation's health has deteriorated and......

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Meat Industry Wants Consumers Clueless

Michael Greger MD | March 5, 2010 | Animals

Read More: Factory farming, Ohio, The Humane Society of the United States

Professor Emeritus of Animal Science Peter Cheeke wrote the following in one of his college textbooks on animal agriculture: "One of the best things modern animal agriculture has going for it is that most people... haven't a clue how animals......