In honor of International Respect for Chicken’s Day, we launched an effort to shut down Chicago WingOut, a festival celebrating the mass consumption of the wings of weeks-old chicks who experienced misery at READ ON
10 Facts About Koch Foods and Joseph Grendys
Koch Foods, the fifth largest poultry processor in the US, and Joseph Grendys, its Chairman, CEO and President, have made an enormous fortune on the slaughter of chickens and the READ ON
Adopt A Cow Program is Pure Industry Propaganda
Under the tremendous pressure of the ever-growing plant-based dairy substitute industry, Big Dairy has dreamed up another propaganda campaign to safeguard the future of dairy farming and the consumption of READ ON
What to Make of a Diminished Thing
In industrial design, “planned obsolescence” refers to the practice of designing products with artificially limited useful lives so that they will become obsolete, that is, no longer functional after a READ ON
Investment Firm Abandons Plans to Build a Mega Slaughterhouse in...
The head of an investment firm planning to build a mega slaughterhouse in Wisconsin (worth an estimated 74M) has informed us that they have changed their strategy and are no READ ON
The Quack Pack: Domestic Ducks Dumped in Park Rescued!
Learn about the rescue of the “Quack Pack.” One Sunday in late July, Animal Control Officer Gina Manski of Northbrook, IL received a frantic call from a friend who had READ ON
10 Mothers On Why They’re Saying NO To Dairy
As someone who researches the dairy industry regularly, I have observed over the last few years a distressing surge in pro-dairy messaging from an increasingly visible and vocal sector of READ ON
Is An Excuse-itarian Diet Keeping You From Living Your Own Values?
Colleen Patrick Goudreau’s rousing talk, “From Excuse-itarian to Vegan,” has reached nearly 100,000 viewers on youtube, and is a great tool for empowering others to live their own values of READ ON
I Visited A Small, Organic Dairy Farm to See If Animals Were Treated...
While passing a small dairy farm on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard in the Point Reyes National Seashore in early October, I made an impromptu visit to a small, family-owned, pasture-based, READ ON
Do Different People Really Need Radically Different Diets?
The concepts of personalized medicine and personalized nutrition have really taken off. People are eating according to their blood type, their metabolic type, their Ayurvedic constitution, and their genotype. Micaela READ ON
When I Look Inside the Trucks, I Look With My Heart
Each day that I wake up with the thought of bearing witness in mind, I feel that same knot in my chest anticipating how much suffering I will see during READ ON
What’s the Point of Keeping a Hen Who Cannot Lay Eggs?
A few years ago, I adopted a hen about whom I knew very little except that a farmer did not want her anymore because she had stopped laying eggs. The READ ON