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The REAL reason not to eat animals is...

Jess Parsons | November 14, 2012 | Lifestyle

Read More: agribusiness, Animal suffering, cost of plant based eating, environment, ethics, healthcare, healthy eating big picture, vegan

First, there was How the Health Argument Fails Veganism. Then, How the Ethical Argument Fails Veganism. In honour of World Vegan Day (and Month), we are going to sort it out once and for all. The real reason not......

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Dietary Guideline graphics: From the Food Pyramid to MyPlate, Harvard's Healthy Eating Plate, and PCRM's Power Plate

Michael Greger MD | November 7, 2011 | Health

Read More: agribusiness, American Meat Institute, beans, berries, candy, CDC, Coca Cola, dairy, dietary guidelines, disease, egg, Finland, fruit, Greece, Harvard, McDonald's, nuts, obesity, plant-based diet, protein, saturated fat, trans fat, USDA, vegan, vegetables, vegetarian, whole grains

In last week's New England Journal of Medicine, Walter Willett, chair of the Department of Nutrition at Harvard, and David Ludwig, founding director of the childhood obesity program at Children's Hospital, published a commentary on the latest dietary guidelines. They echo much of......

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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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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......