animal agriculture

77th Annual Golden Globes Serves Vegan Meal for All

77th Annual Golden Globes Serves Vegan Meal for All

And the winner is … planet Earth! The 77th annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday made history by becoming the first major awards show to go vegan, The Los Angeles Times reported. “Over the holidays, we took time to reflect on the last year and began thinking about the new year and the decade ahead,” Hollywood […]

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    77th Annual Golden Globes Serves Vegan Meal for All

    77th Annual Golden Globes Serves Vegan Meal for All

    And the winner is … planet Earth! The 77th annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday made history by becoming the first major awards show to go vegan, The Los Angeles Times reported. “Over the holidays, we took time to reflect on the last year and began thinking about the new year and the decade ahead,” Hollywood […]

    Brazil’s Leading Food Retailer Goes Cage-Free

    Brazil’s Leading Food Retailer Goes Cage-Free

    Brazil, one of the world’s largest economies and the fifth largest nation by population, has become an important focus for animal advocates over the last several decades. The result has been a growing awareness of animal issues and noteworthy progress in regard to animal welfare. That progress continues. Yesterday, Carrefour, Brazil’s largest food retailer, announced […]

    Going Vegan Is the Best Thing You Can Do for the Planet, New Study Proves

    Going Vegan Is the Best Thing You Can Do for the Planet, New Study Proves

    By Joe Loria A groundbreaking study by Tulane University and the University of Michigan published in Environmental Research Letters found that meat, dairy and egg consumption is responsible for nearly 84 percent of food-related greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. Scientists analyzed the effects of more than 300 foods and the diets of 16,000 Americans. […]

    Animal Antibiotic Sales Finally Drop, But Much Work Remains

    Animal Antibiotic Sales Finally Drop, But Much Work Remains

    By Avinash Kar and Eili Klein The world’s leading authorities on public health—from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to the World Health Organization (WHO)—have been warning us loud and clear: we must stop taking life-saving antibiotics for granted or else they will continue to fail us when sick people and animals need […]

    Greenhouse Gas Emission Giants: Why Tyson Foods Rivals Exxon

    Greenhouse Gas Emission Giants: Why Tyson Foods Rivals Exxon

    By Joe Loria According to The Guardian, JBS, Cargill and Tyson—three of the world’s largest meat producers—emitted more greenhouse gas last year than all of France and nearly as much as the biggest oil companies, such as Exxon, BP and Shell. Hardly any meat or dairy companies publish their climate emissions, so it’s almost impossible […]