science

How to Mainstream Vegan Values and Actions? Science And a Little Practical Common Sense

Cheryl Leahy Animals, Campaigns, Cheryl Leahy, Veg Eating Leave a Comment

Science and a little practical common sense can mainstream vegan values and actions In my first three posts in this series on Animal Outlook’s four programs, I talked about specific strategies and tactics to move us beyond factory farming and into a world where people feel empowered by the knowledge of what’s happening to animals and how they can be …

Raised & Rooted Tyson

VICTORY: Tyson Raised & Rooted Plant-Based Line is ACTUALLY Plant-Based Now — And It’s Expanding

jenny Campaigns, Veg Eating 8 Comments

In 2019, Tyson claimed to officially enter the plant-based arena when it announced the launch of its new “plant-based” and “blended” protein line. But once the Raised & Rooted items hit store shelves, compassionate consumers were disappointed to learn that not only did the “blended” burger still contain cow meat, but even the “plant-based” nuggets still contained eggs. In December …

Mother's Day

Thinking About the Meaning of Motherhood For All This Mother’s Day

jenny Animals, Veg Eating Leave a Comment

Each Mother’s Day, I think about both my own experience as a mother and the way our society treats the mother-child bond for so many non-human moms. To me, the essence of motherhood is both strength and vulnerability, with the celebration of new life and all of its promise and need for nurturing to realize its potential. Mothers and children …

aquaculture

Muddying the Waters: Aquaculture’s Plague on Welfare, Environment & Health

jenny Animals, Investigations, Outreach, Veg Eating 1 Comment

Aquaculture is a rapidly growing form of food production, but that’s not a good thing for animals, the environment or consumers. Aquaculture involves the farming of aquatic animal and plant species. In 2016, global aquaculture raised roughly 110.2 million metric tons of fish for food. As a grim testament to the magnitude of animals slaughtered in industrial aquaculture, the United …

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Aquaculture: The Painful Truth Beneath the Surface 

Erin Wing Animals, Investigations, Veg Eating 2 Comments

When you think of the animal agriculture industry, what comes to mind? Cows, pigs and chickens? Many people aren’t aware of the cruel world of fish factory farming, or aquaculture.  Aquaculture presents serious environmental and other risks, yet it largely flies under the radar, although it’s coming under increasing scrutiny. I wasn’t truly aware of the dangers and horrors of …

green

St. Patrick’s Day: Go Green For Animals And The Planet

jenny Outreach, Veg Eating Leave a Comment

While you may not be able to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year by dressing in green and visiting your local Irish bar for a pint of green beer, you can still celebrate by going green for animals and for the environment by leaving animals off your plate. Skip the traditional Irish dishes that rely heavily on factory farming and …