Now, there is a new vegan documentary on the block. Vegucated makes more apparent the tie between eating vegan and making a conscious decision not to support industrial agriculture. But it also shows that eschewing meat and dairy isn’t just a walk in the park. It can be a really trying experience, even if you strongly feel it is the ethical choice for you.
Midwestern hog farmers have been experience problems with exploding manure pits for a few years now, according to the Minnesota Daily. Basically, foam began to build on top of manure pits. This foam supposedly traps methane gas, and if a spark nears it, the pit explodes, taking barns and pigs with it.
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?
“The Other White Meat” has a new slogan. As of Friday, industrial pork’s message is now “Pork: Be Inspired.” The new ad campaign highlights the USDA’s role in the marketing of unhealthy food.
In vitro meat is a laboratory-made animal product that has never been part of a complete, living animal. Could this cruelty-free, eco-friendly meat be the solution to our global obsession with cheap meat?
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