Actor and hemp advocate Woody Harrelson has been a vegan for almost 25 years, but it was vanity that got him started down the path, not animal rights....
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According to reports, "Supermarkets have been expanding their shelf space for halal products, recognizing that sales do go up in the month of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting for Muslims."
Growing up enjoying culinary feasts like lasagna, Sicilian pizza and Puerto Rican rice and beans, Yvonne M. Maffei embraced Islam and its dietary laws. What becomes of those appetites and indulgences?
Many top teachers actually think that unless you live according to a vegetarian and therefore, more "cruelty-free" existence, the gates of yogi heaven here on earth remain firmly closed to you.
Now there is a new kind of star on the food scene: young butchers. With their swinging scabbards, muscled forearms and constant proximity to flesh, bu...
If you're planning a cookout for this most patriotic of days, here's an opportunity to celebrate the American dream. Because hot dog culture is American history.
The way we are raising our food animals -- by regularly feeding them human antibiotics -- is putting human health at risk.
According to a Greenpeace report, Brazil's cattle sector "is the largest driver of deforestation in the world, responsible for one in every eight hectares destroyed globally."
AFP: Beatles legend and famous vegetarian Paul McCartney was joined by John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono Monday to launch an appeal for "meat-free Mondays....
Food, Inc. is a film whose time has come. With the economic meltdown and the change at the White House, people are demanding more transparency and accountability from those in charge.
Going through the comments of some of my recent posts, I noticed the frequently stated notion that eating meat was an essential step in human evolutio...
"Four score and seven meals ago my conscience brought forth to the anti-rebel north a new diet conceived in kindness and dedicated to the proposition that all animals are created equal.
I wish I could live completely off the land, consuming food from my own garden perhaps! However, it's just not in the cards.
It is not meat eating that is responsible for increased CO2; it is the corn/ soybean/ feedlot/ transportation system under which industrial animals ar...
"Meat from sick pigs or pigs found dead should not be processed or used for human consumption under any circumstances," Jorgen Schlundt, director of W...
Eating red meat isn't so great for the environment. By adopting a vegetarian diet, you'll reduce your carbon footprint by over 5,000 pounds. By just c...
The name Factory Farm Flu 1 is less than accurate; many diseases have been transmitted from animals to humans by Confined Animal Feeding Operations. But we have to start somewhere.
By paying more attention to how we shop and what we buy, we can make a difference for the planet.
Cows, sheep, and other ruminants end up looking so bad in part because they eat a lot more, pound for pound, than their single-stomached brethren: Tha...
It's clear I know what the right food choices are, but I'll have to buckle for a Reese's Peanut Cup and the prime rib at the Post House every once in a while.
Soy foods are not only nutritious, they're delicious and versatile. Soy products can be used in everything from stir fries and smoothies to cheeseburgers and cheesecakes.
With the world about to celebrate Earth Day, here's something everyone can do to help the environment, public health, their own health and their budget: Stop eating meat on Monday.
Although PETA is always happy to discuss and debate animal rights issues, the animal exploiters are no longer willing to.
Most of my male friends took his side. "Let him have his meat!" they cried, as if Meat Week stood for something more in the great power dynamic between men and women.
Without starving yourself, without diet pills or gimmicks, even without exercise, it is possible to have thinner, smoother thighs in three weeks.
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