How Big is Big Ag?

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Maybe you’ve heard about the gross mistreatment of animals in agricultural facilities. Maybe you’ve even seen some of the videos from our undercover investigations and logically been horrified. It’s tempting to respond by telling oneself that these are rare and isolated incidents and they aren’t happening at scale. However, these injustices are actually widespread in the animal agriculture industry. While …

Hidden Non-Vegan Ingredients to Watch Out For

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Going vegan is easier than ever thanks to the variety of plant-based food options now available. As more and more people make the switch, companies are responding by creating tasty and nutritious alternatives for animal products such as milk, cheese, and meat. Even though grocery stores are increasingly accommodating vegans, one can’t be too careful; non-vegan ingredients are hidden in …

Why The New “Farm Bill” in Congress Would Cause Disaster For Animals For The Next Five Years

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Every five years, Congress passes a sweeping “Farm Bill” designed to regulate agricultural policy until the next bill. A new version, already approved by the House Agriculture Committee, contains language designed to nullify Prop 12, one of the strongest animal protection laws in the country, and closes off pathways to gain more like it. This would simply be very bad …

Vegan Clothing Options

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It’s always fun to experiment with clothing, whether that means participating in the hottest new trend or investing in timeless classics. Unfortunately, fashion companies often turn to animal-derived materials when manufacturing higher-end items. For example, cows are routinely skinned in slaughterhouses, their hides subsequently treated with toxic chemicals to create leather1. Sheep have been selectively bred to overproduce wool, so …

Vegan Potions

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Happy Halloween season. The Hocus Pocus franchise has risen from the grave with the new Hocus Pocus 2, which premieres nearly 30 years after the original. The first Hocus Pocus was about a trio of witch sisters, Winifred, Sarah, and Mary Sanderson, who were from Salem in the 1600s but are resurrected in the present day, meaning 1993, the year …

Vegan Add-Ins For Your Dog’s Food

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With the rise in popularity of raw pet diets, it can be difficult to know what to feed as a pet guardian. Dogs especially have complicated nutritional needs that are met through foods in multiple different sustenance groups. If you’re looking for vegan options to add to your dog’s food rotation, we have a list of choices below. These are …

It’s Time To Cut the Cheese….From Your Diet!

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Calling all vegetarians who consume dairy products: it’s time to cut out the cheese and other dairy!  Here’s why and how: Milk production causes animals to suffer immensely. Here’s how: Like all mammals, in order to produce milk, cows need to give birth to calves. Out of all the calves that are born, about 65% of them are considered by …