The meat industry has evolved over the years to include lots of food products that don’t resemble their original form. Some can say that this is done strategically to create a larger disconnect between people and their food choices. Processed meats are the products of...
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When animals are considered property under the law, there is no limit to the ways in which humans can exploit them. We need to change how we view animal rights and how those rights are handed over to our animal friends.
Vegan health is an important topic for everyone, even if you’re not quite vegan yet. The more you learn about your food choices as well as other things that impact your health, such as exercise and sleep, the better your transition will be.
The suffering of layer hens is a surprisingly large problem for many. In this explainer, we take a closer look at the cruel practices that hens are subject to in the egg industry’s fight for profit margins.
Pigs are highly intelligent, social creatures that deserve compassion and respect. They don’t deserve to spend their short lives confined to atrocious conditions waiting for imminent slaughter.
Ag gag laws aren’t just unfair — they’re dangerous. From dairy farms to chicken ranches, we can’t let what happens behind closed doors injure animals even more than they already do.
The facts don’t lie: we’re using grain and other perfectly human-edible nutritious plants to bulk up animals for destruction instead of feeding people who can’t feed themselves.
The benefits of a vegan lifestyle are many and differ from person to person. However, many vegans just feel better overall. Whether that has to do with being healthier, happier, guilt-free, or a combination of those or other factors depends on the person.
Big Food isn’t some monster the media made up to scare consumers. It’s the real deal. When certain companies have near-monopolies on portions of a sector, they have more power than they should.
The idea that we need to consume meat to remain healthy is a myth rooted in a culture with customs of eating meat and in an industry that wants to make money. Those two facts go hand-in-hand to support the meat industry.
Let’s face it: The food system is broken. It causes far too many issues with the animals, environment, and human beings we cherish. Even if we forget about the animals who suffer for human consumption and the damage distribution channels do to our environment, we can’t ignore that we’re suffering from poor diets.
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