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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.
Environmental Law Exemptions in Factory Farming
Existing laws protecting the environment often include exemptions for factory farms.
Sep 30, 2021
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
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
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
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
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
The Case for Fish Welfare
Dangerous and unsustainable practices in fish farming are not only cruel to fish, but also threaten human health and the environment.
Aug 04, 2021
Easy Sustainability Hacks
Sustainability tips, ranging from food waste to cleaning supplies.
Jul 28, 2021
Factory Farming is a Feminist Issue (Part II)
The expectation and representation of eating habits for men in Westernized culture contributes to the growing consumption of meat across the nation.
Jul 21, 2021
Factory Farming is a Feminist Issue (Part I)
The connections between animal agriculture and sexism reveal the cruelty inherent in both.
Jul 21, 2021
Factory Farms as a Potential Source of the Next Pandemic
When animals on farms are so densely concentrated, pathogens are able to spread more easily, making factory farms a hotspot for zoonotic diseases.
Jul 14, 2021
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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