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More than 20 cows are crowded together side by side in the milking area of a dairy farm in Chile. The milking process is done using machines and happens three times each day.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Environmental Law Exemptions in Factory Farming
Existing laws protecting the environment often include exemptions for factory farms.
Sep 30, 2021
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