Tag: Animal Agriculture

Giving Thanks to Animals

Giving Thanks to Animals

Sunrise Sanctuary | Photo by Alma Images It is officially November which means its World Vegan Month! What’s World Vegan Month? you may be asking. Since 1994, World Vegan Month has kicked off on November 1st, also known as World Vegan Day, which is an 

CALIFORNIANS HAVE OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE HISTORY: VOTE YES ON PROPOSITION 12

CALIFORNIANS HAVE OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE HISTORY: VOTE YES ON PROPOSITION 12

On November 6, California residents will have the chance to vote on Proposition 12. Sponsored by The Humane Society, this initiative proposes clearly-defined, improved welfare standards for certain farm animals.  Specifically, Proposition 12 deals with minimum space requirements. It would require calves to have at least 

Natural Equals No Harm

Natural Equals No Harm

All-natural. Cage-free. Free-range. Certified organic. These days food packaging can have misleading buzzwords. Most food boxes and packaging make some sort of claim about the product. It’s the company’s opportunity to convince the discerning buyer that their product is somehow healthier, more environmentally conscious, or 

You’ve Probably Heard of it … Meatless Monday

You’ve Probably Heard of it … Meatless Monday

You’ve probably heard of Meatless Mondays. But what is it? And why abstain from meat once a week? Meatless Monday* is a global campaign that advises cutting meat from the diet each Monday. Did you know know that decreasing meat consumption – even just one day 

Dairy Cows Are Happy

Dairy Cows Are Happy

Cows living on dairy farms are happy, healthy animals. They frolic in fields of rolling hills and spend their days grazing in green pastures. They’re mammals – just like us – so when they give birth to live young, they willingly, happily lactate for the sole 

I’m NOT Lovin’ It: McDonald’s Chicken Cruelty Problem

I’m NOT Lovin’ It: McDonald’s Chicken Cruelty Problem

Chickens are one of the most common domesticated animals on the planet. At any one time there are around 20 billion chickens in the world. Surprisingly, most people’s only contact with chickens is on their plate or in their Happy Meals. But what are live chickens 

Empty Oceans by 2050?

Empty Oceans by 2050?

Humans have wiped out half of the ocean’s fish since 1970  For every 1 pound of fish caught, up to 5 pounds of marine animals are caught and thrown away as “BYCATCH” Almost 4 lbs of wild fish are killed for a single 6 oz 

Crisis by Choice

Crisis by Choice

Is it not enough for you to feed on the good pasture, that you must tread down with your feet the rest of your pasture; and to drink of clear water, that you must muddy the rest of the water with your feet? ~Ezekiel 34:18