think vegetarianism a lifestyle choice but one author says there are
good environmental reasons for it, writes Sherrill Nixon.
There are about 1,000 descendants of the Aryan tribes and they live scattered around Gilgit, Hunza, Kargil and Leh. Being nature worshippers, they celebrate the Bononah (nature) festival and are strict vegans, which means they are not only strictly vegetarian but also don't consume milk or milk products...
A vegan diet may do a better job of reducing cardiovascular disease in diabetic patients than a diet recommended by the American Diabetes Association (ADA), according to a new study....
Mom was right about eating your vegetables. Studies have shown that a low-calorie, high-nutrition diet of vegetables can stave off cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and certain cancers, said Brian Higginson, a registered dietician at Swedish Medical Center......
Eat better, perform better
A radical push has been staged within the RSPCA to endorse vegan diets as the best way to prevent cruelty to farmed animals....
Common Press Release
Rome ceremony celebrates World Food Day
Globally, we now require the equivalent of 1.4 planets to support our lifestyles
Petition to the UN and FAO:
The toll of Chinese children ill from toxic milk formula may have nearly doubled since the Health Ministry's last public count, local media reports show...
Authorities said Wednesday they were investigating how eggs distributed by a Chinese company came to be tainted with the same industrial chemical at the center of a dairy scandal that sickened tens of thousands of babies.
Japanese diners who enjoy tucking into dolphin meat are putting their health at risk, as well as courting international condemnation.
The Bush FDA helped industry suppress the bad news about mercury. Still want fish for dinner?
The amount of water consumed because of America’s meat habit is staggering. Over half the total amount of water consumed in the United States goes to irrigate land growing feed for livestock
The September 2008 EVANA compilation
Calls for government to set consumption targets for meat, dairy, alcohol, and other food products
British researchers are suggesting that those of us in the world’s developed nations limit our weekly intake of meat to only four modest portions—and milk to just one liter—if we are to avoid “runaway” climate change.
8 ---> The number
of beef cattle we eat over an average lifetime. We also consume 36
sheep, 36 pigs and 550 poultry birds.
Britons' meat consumption is now 50 per cent higher than it was 40 years ago....
Losses are great, and continuous, says the report
No matches between DNA samples taken from animal protectionist prisoners and those found at crime scenes
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“Your fight to keep polar bears off the Endangered Species list even though they are threatened by global warming demonstrates your total irresponsibility, your inability to protect or even respect animal life, but it's true that for you, a good animal is a dead one!“
more: Sir Paul McCartney has criticised Gordon Ramsay - calling the TV chef 'stupid'
Ramsay, 41, has angered the ex-Beatle, 66, with his outspoken comments against vegetarians(...)
California’s first protections for Farmers from threats of genetic engineering become law
The Commission will transmit to the Council a proposal to authorise a genetically modified (GM) soybean after Member States did not endorse it today during a meeting of the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health (SCoFCAH).
Bayer AG's defeat of a bid by U.S. rice farmers to sue the company as a group doesn't end the matter. The German producer of genetically altered seeds still faces 1,200 individual claims of crop contamination........
Meat the Truth, the Dutch climate change film presented by Marianne Thieme, has been warmly received in Hollywood.
Mother Jones podcast--- >. Ingrid Newkirk is the president and co-founder of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals [PETA], the world's largest animal rights organization….
Scientists have calculated that we would actually save more water by forgoing one pound of beef, or four hamburgers, than by not showering for at least six months.
Animal Friends association protested in downtown Zagreb to point to the suffering animals go through during transport.
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