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No animal required, but would people eat artificial meat?

Futurists tell us that we will be eating in vitro meat (IVM) – meat grown in a laboratory rather than on a farm – within five to ten years.IVM was first investigated in the...
neanderthals

101 ways to cook a Neanderthal: A ludicrous speed look at the ethics of...

The young man looked sad as he posed for the newspaper’s photo shoot of him holding his bucket of deep fried chicken parts, AKA KFC. Apparently his appetite was spoiled when his greasy fingers...
JBS SA meat packing

World’s largest meat company withdraws Greenpeace lawsuit

The world's largest meat company says it has withdrawn a lawsuit against environmental activist group Greenpeace and renewed a promise not to purchase cattle from restricted areas in Brazil.According to Reuters, Greenpeace is in...

Artificial Meat Could Change Diet Approaches & Improve Pollution Levels

It seems that, over the past decades, vegetarianism and veganism have been rapidly gaining grounds on a global scale, for various reasons. On the one hand, some adepts of these dietary lifestyle base their...
Green mountain college oxen

Green Mountain College to slaughter oxen team after 10 years of service despite international...

Bill and Lou, the now internationally famous oxen team who have worked the fields at Green Mountain College (GMC) for the last 10 years, will soon be available as hamburgers on the college’s cafeteria...
Trader Joe's

Trader Joe’s customers rally against antibiotic-fed meat

There was a bit of a commotion in front of Trader Joe’s Union Square store in New York City this week. The Consumers Union held a press conference there for its Meat Without Drugs...
President Obama drought

We don’t need no stinking vegetables! Obama promises federal aid for drought-stricken meat industry

Thank goodness for global warming. Without it, President Obama might not have had a carrot to string along the good folks in Iowa as the worst drought in 50 years is hitting the nation’s...
Meatless Monday

USDA Retracts Support for Meatless Monday Initiative

The meat and dairy industry is once more showing the power it has over American politics. On July 23rd, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its monthly newsletter. The letter contained a brief...
Deforestation

Vegetarianism saves the trees; meat eating leads to deforestation

When people think about moderating meat consumption, they typically think of the health benefits and costs. Eating less meat is said to be a healthy practice since it reduces the risks of heart disease,...

Be(ach) Vegan!

It’s bikini season once again!For many, ‘tis the season to trim down, and a trick that a lot of people seem to be adopting nowadays to do so is to cut down on their...