McDonald’s will be completely vegan by 2015

DOYLESTOWN, PA:  McDonald’s (NYSE: MCD) today announced that their entire menu would be vegan by 2015. “We think that by making the entire menu vegan will be good for the environment and also good for our bottom line.” Said McDonald’s Pete Bensen, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. This will lower McDonald’s carbon emission and Amazon deforestation by 10%. PETA’s co-founder, Ingrid Newkirk, commented “This is really good news for the animals.... Read More

Compassion Over Killing in 2012

Compassion Over Killing has posted the video below highlighting their achievements for the year. If you donate by December 31, 2012, your donation will be matched up to $60,000 and if you donate $100 you will receive a box of all-vegan milk chocolate truffles. There successes for 2012 include: Undercover Video Prompts USDA to Shut Down Slaughter Plant Subway Campaign Progress Animal Cruelty Lawsuit Settled; Hatchery Ceases Operation Cruelty at Pig Breeding Factory Farm Exposed Millions... Read More

China is Consuming More Meat and Dairy

The Center for Investigative Reporting’s series “Food for 9 Billion” discuses China’s hunger for meat and dairy products. Over the last 30 years, meat consumption has quadrupled with city residents eating twice as much as residents in the countryside. China produces and consumes half of the world’s pork in crowded enclosed buildings. They release pork reserves to keep prices down even though drought, disease, and feed prices have increased. Pork can contain clenbuterol,... Read More

Fracking Killing Livestock

According to the Center for Investigative Reporting livestock in near oil-and-gas drilling operations are becoming sick and dying. These animals are being poisoned through the air, water, and air. Livestock experiences neurological, reproductive and acute gastrointestinal problems after being exposed. This is an early warning that these poisons could find their way into milk and meat products. The Food Safety Inspection Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture isn’t looking... Read More

News via FB March 24, 2012

We went to Weavers Way's Vegan Fest on Sunday and had a great time. Here's a wee… We went to Weavers Way's Vegan Fest on Sunday and had a great time. Here's a wee summary of the day's events. Weavers Way Vegan Fest : From A to Veganfromatovegan.comYesterday the From A to Vegan crew headed down to Mt. Airy, a quick drive for us, to Weavers Way Vegan Fest. Weavers Way is one of the oldest grocery store-style co-ops in the region. I have a little soft... Read More

News via FB March 17, 2012

Finally! Hopefully other countries will do the same. Baby steps… Finally! Hopefully other countries will do the same. Baby steps… No-Whales In-Captivity's PhotosGREAT NEWS FROM SWITZERLAND!!! Dolphins will no longer to be kept in captivity!!! Following votes in both houses of parliament, the keeping of dolphins or whales in Swiss zoos will be forced to come to an end. While the House of Representatives approved a ban on keeping dolphins on Tuesday, the Senate... Read More

News via FB March 10, 2012

Let's progress and move away from this horrible "sport." Let's progress and move away from this horrible "sport." Greyhound Races Fade, With Many Track Owners Eager to Get Outwww.nytimes.comGreyhound races attract fewer fans and now even the track owners are joining the fight to shut down the operations. Super special on Heidi Ho Organic's hazelnut cheese. No stores sell them around… Super special on Heidi Ho Organic's hazelnut... Read More

News via FB March 3, 2012

Who's going to the Philly Premiere of Vegucated? We'll be there and we hope you… Who's going to the Philly Premiere of Vegucated? We'll be there and we hope you can make it too. There will be a discussion with film director @Marisa Miller Wolfson and some nibbles from Whole Foods Market Devon after the movie screening. Philadelphia Premiere of VEGUCATEDwww.eventbrite.comVegucated is a feature-length documentary that follows three meat and cheese... Read More

News via FB February 25, 2012

I’m tired of hearing stories about "reformed" vegetarians. Let’s start progressi… I’m tired of hearing stories about “reformed” vegetarians. Let’s start progressing a little! We’re the Radicals : From A to Veganfromatovegan.comIs it me or are there more stories on the web lately about “reformed” vegetarians and vegans? My definition of reform must be different than others, as I’ve always thought of reform from another... Read More

News via FB February 18, 2012

“There was no insider information of abuse at Butterball which leads us to belie… “There was no insider information of abuse at Butterball which leads us to believe that this kind of animal neglect is rampant,” Runkle said. “Unfortunately, every time we send an investigator they emerge with shocking evidence of animal abuse.” Turkey abuse videos at Butterball plant lead to arrestsusnews.msnbc.msn.comThe animal rights group, Mercy For Animals, had chosen the Butterball... Read More

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