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PRESS RELEASE: Animal Outlook Complaint Prompts FDA Inspection and Recall of Bravo Packing, Inc. Pet Foods

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For immediate release Media contact: Jenny Hunter, Director of Communications jhunter@animaloutlook.org Carney’s Point, New Jersey, March 4, 2021 — Bravo Packing, Inc. has recalled both its Performance Dog and its Ground Beef frozen raw pet foods due to possible contamination with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes following a complaint made by nationally recognized animal advocacy group Animal Outlook. Bravo (unaffiliated with …

Quotes from Vegan Celebs That’ll Inspire You to Stop Eating Animals

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Need a little vegan inspiration? You’ll be in some amazing company if you choose plants for your plate. Not only are major health organizations like Kaiser Permanente and the American Dietetic Association lauding the benefits of eating plants — but tons of celebrities and influencers are living the vegan life. Compassionate celebrities are joining the fun for VegWeek 2017. See how Mya, …

6 Tools That Make Going Vegan Even Easier

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Ask a random person who eats meats about vegan eating, and they’re likely to tell you it’s hard — too hard. Maybe you’ve even thought about it before, but the idea of becoming vegan felt out of reach because the perception is that vegans must have small appetites or extraordinary willpower. Well, just like the old-fashioned belief that cow’s milk makes our bones …

Animal Suffering in the Egg Industry

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Download as a PDF document Summary In the United States, more than 300 million laying hens produce eggs, the majority of whom are confined in small, wire cages known as “battery cages.” These “battery hens” suffer from a number of debilitating welfare problems, including the thwarting of natural behaviors, bone weakness and breakage, feather loss, and numerous diseases. The life of …

FDA Ruling: Just Mayo Can Still Be Called Mayo

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According to an important new ruling by the Food and Drug Administration, it turns out that Just Mayo made without eggs is, well … it still can be called mayo.  And while this may not have been a debate in most consumers’ minds, the egg industry has been scrambling to thwart the success of Just Mayo, a popular plant-based (egg-free) …

Polluting the Planet

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According to the Pew Charitable Trusts, the amount of manure produced on American factory farms is three times greater than the amount of waste produced by Americans. And to make matters worse, unlike human waste that goes through a sewage treatment plant, farmed animal waste is virtually always untreated. It’s often just stored in massive hazardous manure “lagoons” or dispersed …

Depleting Resources

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There are currently more than 7 billion people on the planet – that’s twice as many as 50 years ago. We’re already straining our planet’s resources at dangerously unsustainable levels, and it’s predicted that in another 50 years, there’ll be 10 billion of us walking the Earth. Where are our resources going? Globally, agriculture accounts for about 70% of all …

A Warming Planet

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“If every American skipped one meal of chicken per week and substituted vegetables and grains … the carbon dioxide savings would be the same as taking more than half a million cars off US roads.” – Environmental Defense Fund The scientific consensus is clear: the Earth is getting warmer – and it’s got a lot to do with us.According to …

Chicken Intelligence

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The mental abilities of animals—particularly birds—have traditionally been underestimated. However, as we take the time to study what birds are really like, their intelligence and complex lives become very obvious. Here’s what the experts say about chickens: Dr. Lesley Rogers, Professor of Zoology at University of New England, Australia “[I]t is now clear that birds have cognitive capacities equivalent to …