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How Cage-Free Egg Claims May Be Deceptive

Today when we enter a grocery store, we are presented with an array of labels on products that may be helpful in our decision making. Labels that signal that the product is cruelty-free, fair trade, or organic may influence our decision on whether or not we purchase it.…

Nov 18, 2021
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Meat Consumption and the Leading Cause of Death

The current leading cause of death in the world is heart disease, which is responsible for at least one out of every four deaths in the United States alone. It is a chronic disease that encompasses both stroke and heart attacks, the later being the most common.…

Nov 11, 2021
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Myth: Milk is Needed to Help Your Bones Grow

As a child, you probably heard your mother say, “You have to drink your milk if you want to grow and be strong!” And then as an adult, you might have heard, “You have to drink your milk if you want to continue being strong!”…

Nov 04, 2021
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The Silent Victims of Animal Agriculture: Pregnant Farmworkers
In the United States, farm work is one of the top 10 most dangerous jobs. With women making up 25.5% of this work force, the occupational hazards exclusive to women's health is important to be aware of.
Oct 20, 2021
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Using Indigenous Farming Practices to Combat Factory Farming
It is evident that the mass production of food has negatively impacted our natural environment, but the question now is what do we do about it?
Oct 13, 2021
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Meditation and Activism
The purpose of this blog is to talk about why meditation is so useful, and how that can be beneficial to activism, as well as resources as to how to meditate and make it fun!
Oct 06, 2021
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Environmental Law Exemptions in Factory Farming
Existing laws protecting the environment often include exemptions for factory farms.
Sep 30, 2021
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Animal Agriculture and Climate Change: The "steaks" are high!
When we talk about climate change and other environmental issues, we often associate them with burning fossil fuels and plastic pollution. Yet, due to decades of conditioning, marketing, misinformation, and denial, we rarely draw links between these global challenges and the food we eat.
Sep 22, 2021
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How to Find Plant-Based Options at Fast Food Restaurants
Historically, one of the primary misconceptions of eating plant-based in the western world is cost. Some believe it to be difficult to ensure you are eating well without burning through your bank account, since non-meat sources of protein are perceived to be expensive. However, our market is shifting towards plant-based proteins, which is making non-meat meals cheaper than ever before.
Sep 16, 2021
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The Wicked Truths Behind Costco’s $4.99 Rotisserie Chicken
Costco’s rotisserie chicken has become a kitchen staple for millions of families around the United States.
Sep 08, 2021
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A Look into China's Pork Industry
In 2020 alone, the consumption of pork in China was more than six times US consumption. Contrary to the U.S.’s affinity for beef and dairy, the primary meat of production and consumption in China is pork, accounting for two-thirds of China’s total meat output.
Sep 01, 2021
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The Impact of Extreme Weather on Factory Farms
As natural disasters become more frequent due to climate change, factory farms become threats to the environment and public health.
Aug 11, 2021
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