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Egg Marking: Choose Your Eggs Wisely

I have to admit that when it comes to animal source foods (ASF) I usually buy the cheapest. But is it right? It is hard to notice a difference between all the eggs you can find in a supermarket, but only until you find out where to look. 647 more words

Animal Source Foods

Tyson Foods Averages One Human Amputee Per Month

Tyson Foods, America’s largest meat producer, processes 35 million chickens, 400,000 pigs, and 128,000 cows every week. On average, one employee a month is injured by equipment and loses a finger or limb.

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Animal Welfare

HARMFUL FARMING & CLIMATE

Methods of farming can either benefit the planet or harm the planet. The types that benefit the planet, also benefit our health. The types that harm the planet harm us as well. 553 more words

Wecology

Condemning #YulinDogMeatFestival is easy. Facing our own animal cruelty is harder.

The annual summer festival in Yulin has been widely criticized, mostly by Westerners who aren’t used to thinking of dogs as food. Images and footage of filthy dogs crowded into cages and being brutally slaughtered zoom around the Internet, leaving a wake of outrage and condemnation.

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Animal Welfare

Death in the Afternoon

It all went quiet, the ‘Toril’ (Gates of Death) were flung open and 550-kilograms of prime Ecuadorian fighting bull charged across the freshly raked sand and into the centre of the arena. 1,294 more words

Travel

"Climate Change," Fertilizer, and Politics

For those in government who believe climate change is our nation’s greatest threat, why do they not address chemical agricultural products such as fertilizers, pesticides and soil fumigants?   437 more words

Wecology

Large Scale Farming Can Have Some Large Effects

By Meghan Byrge 4/26/16

You spend your evening at a store shopping. You come home and put away your fruit, your vegetables and maybe even make dinner. 640 more words

Farming