One more final update before I embark on a nearly week-long journey to the pinnacle of the country (Washington D.C.) to learn about animal rights, activism, and enhance my veganism: Animal Rights Conference 2012 is right around the corner!
The “Monsanto rider” is situated to allow Monsanto all the freedom in the world, literally, to plant whatever they feel like, whenever they feel like.
Dubbed “The Organic Watergate,” this revelation might be fighting words for some, but for those invested in the safe food community, it might mean enhanced scrutiny on our food system.
Even though temperatures are soaring above the high 90s, I still feel the need to indulge in spicy and savory dishes when dining with pals. Particularly of the Mexican food variety. VegNews sent me this recipe in my weekly newsletter and I just had to share. (With a few variations of course.)
This time, the McDonald’s controversy is not for food poisoning or health standards (thankfully?), but for putting the va-va-voom in Mickey D’s infamous Quarter Pounder. NPR wrote about a video portrays a team of McDonald’s marketing specialists gearing up for a photo shoot – with airbrushing ready to go for the celebrity model.
Soy is being touted as a “sustainable” alternative to fish feed. But in reality, it is not sustainable for the fish, the environment or for those who consume them.
“The Austria Press Agency says police stopped three overloaded and sagging vans about to cross into Hungary from Austria on Wednesday and found them packed to the roof with the pungent cargo. After questioning the five men in the vehicles they charged them on suspicion of receiving stolen goods,” said the Huffington Post.
This recipe from the blog Eating Appalachia is a great one for cookouts, and is gourmet enough for the 4th of July foodie in you. (Because who doesn’t love an excuse to use rhubarb?) Additionally, this recipe doesn’t rely on fake meats, which are great in their own right, but it’s always nice to see someone get creative with unique ingredients!
This just in: the Environmental Working Group has released their 2012 Shopper’s Guide focusing on all the little creepy-crawlies in our produce. Namely, pesticides.
I recently invested in a new vegan cookbook, The Happy Herbivore, and I could not be happier. Not only do I have hundreds of new recipes to choose from, but [ … ]
Last week we announced we will be hosting a giveaway for free copies of the wonderful documentary, PLANEAT! PLANEAT talks about the global effects of food and how diseases of affluence can be greatly aided by a plant-based diet. (If you don’t remember, you can read the review here.) Just a little reminder that you can still enter the giveaway over the weekend. See below for how to enter.
The United States isn’t the only country in which food is a hot topic. In fact, other areas of the globe are looking at the typical Western diet as a [ … ]
PLANEAT is a documentary making the food awareness circuit that discusses the global impact of the food we eat on a personal, environmental and economical level. Upon first receiving the [ … ]