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Dairy Cows: How Long Do They Live and Milk Production Statistics

There are approximately 270 million cows in the world that are used for their milk, and cow’s milk has long been a staple of the American diet. While dairy milk is often seen as a “wholesome” product for the whole family to enjoy, it might be seen differently if more people were aware of how the dairy industry operates.…

Nov 30, 2021
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Pig Farming: Why Is It Bad, and Do Pigs Suffer?

Every year millions of pigs suffer on factory farms that show little or no regard for their welfare. They are locked in crowded cages that prevent natural behaviors or even a full range of motion. In addition to the suffering they cause, these farms are responsible for a large amount of pollution that both disrupts local communities and affects the wider environment we all share.…

Nov 23, 2021
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Plant-Based Meat: What Is It Made of, and Is It Healthy?
Choosing plant-based meats over animal-based products is kinder to the animals, your body, and the planet. With so many plant-based meat products on the market, as well as delicious and creative recipes to try at home, it’s never been easier to eat the foods that you love without supporting animal cruelty. 
Nov 16, 2021
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Cow Farm: What Is It and Why Are Cow Farms Bad?
Cow farming has risen sharply in the industrialized world, creating an immense number of issues for the environment, human health, and animals.
Nov 09, 2021
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Factory Farming: What Is It, and Why Is It Bad for Animals?

Imagine spending your entire life behind bars in a space not much bigger than your body. This is the stark reality for billions of animals who are imprisoned in factory farms around the world. As we will see, this broken system of food production has devastating consequences, not just for farmed animals, but also for people and the planet. …

Nov 02, 2021
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Chris's Ultimate Guide to the Best Plant-based Alternatives
Chris’s ultimate guide to the best plant-based products you can find in grocery stores across the country.
Jul 07, 2021
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Factory Farming Basics
Old MacDonald’s farm has morphed into giant concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), where tens of thousands of animals may be packed into poorly ventilated, windowless sheds hidden from public view.
Mar 31, 2021
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Celebrating and Supporting Black Led Vegan and Food Justice Organizations
To celebrate Black History Month, we highlight some of the many Black led organizations working on issues connected to food, race, social justice, and identity.
Feb 04, 2021
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Going Dairy-Free
Are you interested in going dairy-free but don’t know where to begin? FFAC’s Chicago Director, Ali Fairchild, shares what an example dairy-free day looks like for her with the hope of offering you some guidance and encouragement in your dairy-free journey.
Nov 18, 2020
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The Power of Animal Sanctuaries
For World Farm Animal Day 2020, FFAC’s Denver Director Claudia Lifton and Seattle Director Meghan Jones talk about their experiences volunteering with animal sanctuaries and their importance for animal advocacy.
Oct 02, 2020
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Food Justice and Related Movements
FFAC’s Director of Strategic Partnerships Amy Halpern-Laff discusses food justice and its connection to restorative justice.
Sep 23, 2020
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India's Rich History of Veg Eating
FFAC’s San Jose Director Vidisha Rai discusses the history of veg eating in Indian culture and shares two delicious recipes for Jeera Rice and Madras Curry!
Sep 16, 2020
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