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What The Dairy Narrative Is Missing: Lessons Learned From Years Of Investigations In Our Movement

Cheryl Leahy Animals, Cheryl Leahy, Investigations 1 Comment

There has been an uptick in public interest in switching to what used to be called “dairy alternatives,” language that still implicitly places the vegan options in the outsider position and puts cow’s milk in the dominant frame. Now, people refer to non-dairy milk products as “plant milks,” bringing them right to the center of the table –quite literally— and …

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

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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 …

How Big Dairy Duped The New York Times

Erin Wing Animals, Investigations, News, Veg Eating 7 Comments

NYT Asks: Is Dairy Farming Cruel to Cows? We’ve Known the Answer for Years. Last October, we released a heartbreaking undercover investigation exposing horrific abuses of mother cows and their calves. Recently, The New York Times published an article highlighting our investigation, asking: “Is Dairy Farming Cruel to Cows?”  Our answer: Unequivocally, yes. But Big Dairy’s PR machine spun the …

Undercover Investigator Goes Public to Reveal Animal Cruelty on California Dairy Farm

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“Dead on arrival” dairy is failing cows–and failing with consumers San Jacinto, CA — October 8, 2020 — After a two-year career working undercover inside several factory farms, Animal Outlook investigator Erin Wing now reveals her identity, stepping out of the shadows to shine a light on the stomach-churning horrors she witnessed at her most recent — and last — …

Speechless & Shocked: Animal Outlook’s Investigator Response to Injustice to Cows

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When I worked at Martin Farms as an undercover investigator for Animal Outlook, witnessing gentle mother cows being beaten and abused, I told myself over and over: I can do this. I can bear witness; it will all be worth it in the end. It will all be worth it because their stories would be told to thousands of people, …

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Nine Facts about Cows That May Surprise You

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Cows, like all farmed animals, have unique personalities and experience a wide range of emotions just like humans, cats and dogs. In fact, these playful animals remind us of man’s best friend in a few ways–if you’re willing to overlook the four extra digestive compartments. Here are a couple things you may not have known about our gentle friends. -Cows, …