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How to Host a Vegetarian or Vegan During the Holidays

November 27th, 2013 | by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

With approximately 9 million vegetarians and vegans in the U.S., chances are that many families will be hosting an herbivore sometime during the holiday season. It should be a no-brainer—just use soy milk in your mashed potatoes, leave the ham out of the green beans, and use margarine in place of butter. Easy, right


Small-scale Farming in Wales

August 26th, 2011 | by Jeannie Moulton

Last week, I went on a trip to Northern Wales and stayed on a small farm. Although I knew the ultimate fates of the animals there, I have to say, as far as farm animals go, they had a pretty good life, so I wondered, why isn't it like this everywhere


How Pig Parts Make the World Turn

September 30th, 2010 | by Heather Carr

Christien Meindertsma wondered what happened to the pig parts that don't make it into the grocer's freezer as pork. Long ago, people used all the parts of the animals they raised for food. She asked herself, “Do they still use all the parts?” And then she tracked one pig from the farm to the processor and through all the products he ended up in



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