San Francisco Residents: Take Action for Farmed Animals and Kids!

by Nadia Schilling

  San Francisco Residents: Take Action for Farmed Animals & Kids! The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) ‘Future Dining Experience’ initiative decides the daily school lunches for over 53,000 children. Recently, the World Health Organization ranked processed meats alongside cigarettes with regard to their carcinogenic threat to human health. Encourage SFUSD to ditch processed […]


Factory Farms – Destroying Communities

by Ingrid Taylor

  Factory Farms – Destroying Communities Residents of Cass County, North Dakota are alarmed over the state’s plans to allow the establishment of a 9,000 pig factory farm near Buffalo. In a series of letters to Inforum, North Dakota residents have raised concerns ranging from compromised air quality, increased pollution, impact on local economy and […]

World Go Vegan Week A Success! Also, The Winner of Our Contest!

by Webmaster

World Go Vegan Week (Oct. 24 – 31) was a delicious success with dozens of pizza restaurants participating by offering a vegan pizza for the week featuring Daiya cheese, a vegan cheese that melts, stretches and tastes like traditional dairy-based cheese. IDA volunteers worked hard to get restaurants to participate in our campaign Vegan Pizza […]

Vegan Halloween!

by Webmaster

I love Halloween. The coming darkness of autumn, the creepy, smiling jack-o-lanterns, and pumpkin-flavored everything. At what other time of the year do you get to dress up in wacky, sexy, or superhero costumes and eat yourself sick with candy? What a great holiday!   But Halloween can also be a nightmare for vegans—seems like […]

Victory For Chickens!

by Webmaster

On September 27, 2011, the Richmond, California City Council voted to end live bird sales at its farmers’ market, effective November 1, 2011. In Defense of Animals partnered with LGBT Compassion to organize weekly protests, petitions, action alerts and other pressures to convince the city to end the cruel practice of selling live chickens at […]

World Go Vegan Week 2011 – Vegan Pizza Takes Over the World!

by Webmaster

World Go Vegan Week (October 24th through 31st) is a celebration of compassion and a time to take action for animals, the environment, world hunger, and everyone’s well-being. This year is going to be extra special… and extra cheesy! We want to help make it even easier to be vegan and what better way than […]

Go Vegan with Ellen!

by Webmaster

IDA would like to thank Ellen DeGeneres for launching a new educational website called Going Vegan with Ellen. The celebrated comedian and talk show host has turned her love for animals and a healthy lifestyle into a website that shares recipes, tips on getting started, and glimpses of other celebrities that are also vegan including […]