How many animals are killed for food in the US each year? Adjusting for pre-slaughter farmed animal mortality rates, industrial farming claimed the lives of 8.38 billion land animals in 2018 to support the U.S. food supply: Chickens: 7,958,900,000 Turkeys: 226,580,000 Cattle (incl. calves): 35,810,000 Pigs: 123,680,000 Ducks: 28,620,000 Sheep (incl. lambs): 6,880,000 Aquatic animal deaths are […]
Fish are amazingly diverse and truly fascinating. Did you know, for example, that they are fast learners with long-term memories and a keen sense of time? Contrary to popular myth, mounting scientific evidence shows that fish can suffer fear and pain.
Throughout the world there are over 70 billion animals being exploited and slaughtered every year. Many more farm animals are discarded on dead piles, culled when they don’t meet the farmers’ requirements, or rescued from abusive situations. Some have miraculously managed to escape, leaping from the moving trucks that are taking them to slaughter. Our communities need to […]
Are you looking for the no-nonsense facts behind the production of dairy and how it can affect your health? Here is the lowdown with links for you to check the facts for yourself. Facts About Dairy Forced Impregnation of the Cows Dairy cows are artificially inseminated on an annual basis, giving birth to a vibrantly […]
You can pan fry these fritters in very minimal olive oil, like half a tablespoon each, and the texture comes out just perfect. Drizzling a beautiful tomato sauce with basil, capers and olives takes these fritters to a whole new level!
This recipe provides all of the evidence you will need that roasted tomato sauce, creamy tahini and chili powder are one dynamite combination! Toss in lots of vegetables, including oyster and shiitake mushrooms, and you’ve got a spicy, mouth-watering treat. The flavors are complex, warm, and perfectly balanced to satiate your appetite come lunch or dinner time. […]
Mattie from veganbaking.net has discovered the perfect ratio of starches, proteins and gums to create vegan meringues that are better than the originals.
It is now possible to reproduce 3D human tissue structures for in vitro testing in laboratories. I asked Organovo how close we are to replacing animal testing.
What do you do when your mother keeps on using non-vegan ingredients? Take the time to help her cook vegan meals and it will strengthen your relationship.
by Robert Grillo This article was originally published by Free from Harm Doris was one of the great loves, gifts, joys, and inspirations in my life. I’ve been in such a funk since she unexpectedly died on Monday, August 18th, that it took me over a week to actually bring myself to write about her. […]