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Meatless Monday: Meatless Monday in the City of Pleasant Living

Ellen Kanner | Posted 03.08.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Known as the City of Pleasant Living, South Miami has in its own small and pleasant way, created big impact -- it's officially proclaiming Mondays to be meatless.

Meatless Monday: DC VegFest Takes Action With a Vegan Food Drive

Ellen Kanner | Posted 11.23.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Exciting signs of life from Washington! Okay, the action isn't happening on Capitol Hill, it's happening at DC VegFest this Saturday. September is Hun...

Meatless Monday: It's Meatless Monday in Montgomery County. Is Your County Next?

Ellen Kanner | Posted 10.19.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Montgomery County, Md. now joins the ranks of D.C., Los Angeles and San Francisco in proclaiming each Monday to be Meatless Monday.

Meatless Monday: Party for Planet Earth

Ellen Kanner | Posted 06.22.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Welcome to that fabulous planetary party, Earth Day. How can you best celebrate Mother Earth? Use more twirly incandenscent lightbulbs? Walk instead of drive? Good ideas, but the biggest present you can give the planet is to show some plant-based love.

Meatless Monday: Come To The Party, Pledge To Go Veg For U.S. VegWeek

Ellen Kanner | Posted 06.08.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

It's time to get your party on. We're two weeks away from US VegWeek. Sponsored by the animal-friendly folks at Compassion Over Killing, it begins on Earth Day, Monday, April 22 and offers a week of celebration, with meatless giveaways, screenings of vegan flicks, cooking demos, potlucks and specials at your favorite restaurants, all for a great cause.

A Wake-up Call: USDA Slaughterhouse Closing

Gene Baur | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green
Gene Baur

The slaughter of animals too sick, injured, or weak to stand and walk on their own ("downers" as the industry calls them) at Central Valley Meats, a supplier for the USDA's national school lunch program, has justly raised concerns about the safety of the U.S. meat supply.

California Slaughterhouse Allowed To Reopen After Cruelty Video

Reuters | Posted 10.27.2012 | Green

By Mary Slosson SACRAMENTO, Calif. Aug 27 (Reuters) - A slaughterhouse in California's central agricultural heartland was allowed to re...

Veganism: Making The Transition

Ari Solomon | Posted 10.24.2012 | Green
Ari Solomon

Should you choose to start making the transition to veganism, please keep in mind this is not about restriction or scarcity -- you won't be doomed to a life of eating iceberg lettuce and tofu cubes.

Could Anyone Find This Animal Abuse Tolerable?

John Robbins | Posted 10.22.2012 | Food
John Robbins

The industry considers people who take footage like this to be criminals and wants them jailed. I consider them heroes who are trying to return our society to a semblance of morality in the way we treat dairy cows and other livestock.

Feds Shut Down Slaughterhouse After Disturbing Undercover Video Surfaces

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 10.21.2012 | Green

FRESNO, Calif. — Federal regulators who shut down a Central California slaughterhouse after receiving an animal welfare video were investigating...

Meatless Monday: Chain Reaction

Ellen Kanner | Posted 09.01.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Meatless choices weren't on franchises' menus -- or radar -- a few years ago. Every time you order a meatless meal in what was once a vegan-free zone, you become the change you want to see in the world and on the menu. So pull up a chair, vegan friends, there's a seat at the fast food table for you.

Joanna Zelman

Animal Cruelty Lawsuit Reaches Settlement After Abuse Video Released

HuffingtonPost.com | Joanna Zelman | Posted 06.13.2012 | Green

An animal cruelty lawsuit has been settled against a California hatchery after disturbing undercover video footage emerged earlier this year. Nonpr...

Subway Goes Vegan

Posted 06.14.2012 | Food

Subway is already the world's largest restaurant chain. Now, they're working on appealing to a whole new kind of consumer: the vegan. Animal advoc...

Meatless Monday: Runner's High -- Animal Rights Advocate Runs For The Cause

Ellen Kanner | Posted 07.14.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Bhumitra is running 13.1 miles to raise money on behalf of the 9 billion animals killed annually for food in this country. She's also doing it in memory of her sister and, she says, "to regain myself."

Joanna Zelman

Whole Foods Market Ending Ties With Hatchery In Chick Abuse Lawsuit

HuffingtonPost.com | Joanna Zelman | Posted 01.14.2012 | Green

Whole Foods Market, one of the largest U.S. natural foods grocers, is ensuring it has no ties with the California chicken hatchery accused in a lawsui...

Joanna Zelman

GRUESOME FOOTAGE: Newborn Chicks Abused, Drowned, Says Lawsuit Against Hatchery

HuffingtonPost.com | Joanna Zelman | Posted 01.12.2012 | Green

A California chicken hatchery has been sued for alleged animal abuse after gruesome undercover video footage revealed hatchlings with ripped skin and ...

Class-Action Dairy Lawsuit Gets Bigger

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.17.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A class-action lawsuit filed against dairy industry groups for macabre practices that may violate federal antitrust laws is getting bigg...

Where Are You?

Josh Tetrick | Posted 08.22.2011 | Food
Josh Tetrick

Where are you? Three rows of masks hang on the wall. Barbed-wire encircles the building. Enormous sets of fans bang. Machines power on intermittently...