Category Archives: Suffering of Animals

Pasture-raised beef & pork still cause heart disease…

…among a plethora of other health and environmental disasters. A good friend just sent me a note (forwarded from one of my blog readers) asking that I take a look at the “Teaching the Food System” project at the Bloomberg … Continue reading

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Killin’ chikins for Jesus…a la Chick-fil-A

As a former resident of Atlanta, I know all about Mr. S. Truett Cathy and how he built his company, Chick-fil-A on biblical principles. But not all biblical principles; just the ones that suited him. For example, I wonder what … Continue reading

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Mark Twain: Telling it like it is on America’s birthday

His words prompting me to challenge Americans to make things right. Although he has been dead for over 100 years, Mark Twain will be with us forever. And thank goodness for that. For it was he who never feared of … Continue reading

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From those who bring us “all the news that’s fit to print”

The New York Times shamelessly promotes the meat industry. News: Coffee is free on the 4th of July at Starbucks. Thank you Howard. Just got my free cup in Mystic, CT and am now finishing it up on the train to … Continue reading

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A helluva rant for plant-based eating—from Australia

Former Citibank executive delivers a fiery speech down under. Several people in my extended network alerted me to the video in this blog. In a nutshell, it is a powerful 10-minute “big picture” summary of the huge, world-wide problems associated … Continue reading

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Ethical—what does it mean when it comes to our food?

And what can be done about it? Mark Bittman of the New York Times recently did a piece featuring “the greatest living food writer,” Colin Spencer, a British citizen. And since the primary focus on the article challenged the ethics … Continue reading

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The nasty business of eating chickens and eggs

E. Coli Found in 48% of Chickens — NYTimes.com That was the title of a recent article in the New York Times (see link below). In a world where even vegetarians eat chickens and eggs, this kind of news will … Continue reading

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