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Food, Life and Liberation

When people ask me what they can do in the face of what’s shaping up to be a mass extinction of species, I always say that switching to a plant-based diet is the single best thing any of us can do. Not only is the food delicious and healthful; eating it becomes an act of solidarity with your new friends, the farm animals.

Running Out of Bacon

As global warming takes its toll on farmlands, the world is beginning to run out of bacon. Britain’s National Pig Association is pleading with the British…

Growing Shoes in a Test Tube?

Several companies are already in a race to be the first to produce tasty meat grown in laboratories from cultured cells, not living animals. But one…

Feds Shut Down Slaughterhouse

Yet another undercover investigation, more video horrors, and now the U.S. Department of Agriculture has stepped in and suspended operations at the Central Valley Meat Co.…

Yet More Antibiotics in Feed Lots

It’s bad enough that animals at factory farms are being dosed up with antibiotics. Now we’re learning that they’re getting a whole other source of antibiotics, too – not just the kinds that come directly from the pharmaceutical industry.

All You Can Eat

Two-thirds of adults and one-third of children in the United States are overweight or obese. We’re not only eating ourselves to death; the “food” we eat is actively poisoning us. And some of it is poisoning the planet, too.

Foie Gras Ban Upheld

California legislators will not repeal the ban on foie gras that takes effect July 1st. About 100 chefs had signed a petition Monday to keep the…