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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 […]

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James Cameron Reveals the Truth About the Meat Industry

by Nadia Schilling

  James Cameron Reveals the Truth About the Meat Industry Acclaimed film director James Cameron and New York Times columnist Mark Bittman talk about plant-based eating as a powerful way to help stop climate change. “Once James Cameron realized the impact livestock and animal products are having on the planet, he looked at his plate […]

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America’s Leading Cardiologist Advocates Vegan Diet

by Nadia Schilling

  America’s Leading Cardiologist Advocates Vegan Diet You know there’s something to a plant based diet when one of America’s leading cardiologists recommends it. Dr. Kim A. Williams, outgoing president of the American College of Cardiology, has been advocating a vegan diet for years to his patients.  In a 2014 interview with the New York […]

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Vegan Diet Reduces Risk of Prostate Cancer

by Mark Molloy

Vegan Diet Reduces Risk of Prostate Cancer  In November of last year, Yessenia Tantamango-Bartley and other scientists published a paper in the prestigious, peer-reviewed American Journal of Clinical Nutrition which demonstrated that “vegan diets showed a statistically significant protective association with prostate cancer risk.” It took a while, but popular media sources are finally starting […]

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Eating Animal Protein Increases Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

by Ingrid Taylor

  Researchers have found a connection between meat consumption and increased risk of Type 2 Diabetes. In a study published online this March in the American Journal of Epidemiology, researchers examined the dietary habits of over 200,000 people. They found that people who ate most of their protein from animal sources had a 13% higher […]

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New York Residents: Take Action for Farmed Animals!

by Nadia Schilling

  New York Residents: Take Action for Farmed Animals! The New York Times editorial board recently slammed factory farms for the horrific and  deliberate concealment of cruelty they inflict on farmed animals. Now, as a resident of New York, you  have a great opportunity to stop some of the worst abuses by supporting New York, […]

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Bull Runs for His Life from New York Slaughterhouse

by Nadia Schilling

Bull Runs for His Life from New York Slaughterhouse Recently in New York, a bull named Frank Lee ran for his life in absolute terror from a slaughterhouse in Queens. Eventually, the NY police department caught up with Frank after a caller reported him racing down Liberty Avenue near 160th Street towards the campus of […]

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Factory-Farmed Soy Tastes Just Like Meat

by Ingrid Taylor

  Factory-Farmed Soy Tastes Just Like Meat Vegetarians can finally enjoy the taste of meat with Greenwood Farms’ new “Nature’s Way” meatless products. According to Greenwood Farms, eighty percent of taste test participants couldn’t tell the difference between their products and regular meat. The secret to “Nature’s Way” authentic and mouthwatering taste is not in […]

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An Amazing Education Program That Will Inspire You…

by Nadia Schilling

  An Amazing Education Program That Will Inspire You… “Today’s youth are tomorrow’s decision-makers who will shape the world in very profound ways.”- Lorena Mucke, President and Founder of the Ethical Choices Program. It is with great excitement that we announce In Defense of Animals’ new sponsor partnership with the Ethical Choices Program! This powerful […]

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What Happens to Dairy Calves?

by Ingrid Taylor

  What Happens to Dairy Calves? Milk from cows is necessary to produce many of the chocolate products you see in the stores at Easter. However, most people don’t realize that cows produce milk by being artificially  impregnated over and over again. These unfortunate cows have their calves forcibly removed at birth so that we […]